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04 Feb 2021

Caregiving in the Spotlight: An Opportunity to Rebuild and Reimagine

February 4, 2021 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
We’re living longer than ever before, and at some point, we will all need care from a family or professional caregiver. Today, nearly 42 million Americans provide unpaid care to an older person—often a family member—while the direct care workforce...
10 Apr 2020

Aging Intersections: A Funder Network | Conversation about Older Adults and COVID-19

April 10, 2020 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
A lifetime of inequity—whether racial, economic, or gender-based— is compounded in old age. The global COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated and laid bare the unmet needs facing older adults, who are among the hardest hit by this current crisis. Please...
24 Oct 2019

Aging into Poverty: Ensuring Seniors’ Golden Years Remain Golden

October 24, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Currently, one in five seniors in California is living at or below poverty – the highest rate in the country. With the demographic changes underway in the State, the challenges of senior poverty are likely to increase even if this rate remains...
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27 Jul 2017

The Problem of Poverty isn’t Getting any Younger: A Funder Briefing on Poverty and Aging

July 27, 2017 -
2:00pm to 4:30pm
Metta Fund
Of the many causes for worry, pressures on the elderly in our region rarely find their way to the top of the list. Nonetheless, the same inequities driving hardship today only worsen with age. Our region’s increasing poles of wealth and poverty and...
19 Jun 2017

The Future of Care in America

June 19, 2017 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Join us to explore a new vision for care in America called Universal Family Care: a portable, flexible benefit that American families can access during the critical times in our lives when we need care and support.

Resources from The Problem of Poverty isn’t Getting any Younger: A Funder Briefing on Poverty and Aging

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Our region’s increasing poles of wealth and poverty and racial disparities mean people getting older will need thoughtful action now if we are to build the kind of inclusive participatory communities we value. On July 27th, the Metta Fund, Thomas J. Long Foundation, Marin Community Foundation, and NCG brought together a robust panel to discuss and equip members with thoughtful insights into the ways that inequity plays out as we age across economic justice, racial equity, asset building, women’s issues, workforce development, and social determinants of health.

"For All Ages": The GIA Guide to Funding Across the Lifespan

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For grantmakers interested in health, community development, the arts, and more, aging offers a natural extension of your programs. For All Ages: The GIA Guide to Funding Across the Lifespan is an invaluable resource for funders exploring the possibility of expanding their funding to encompass aging.

Snapshots of Philanthropy: Horizons Foundation

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The Snapshots of Philanthopy are meant to offer a glimpse into the many ways organized philanthropy is making a difference in our community. This snapshot features NCG member the Horizons Foundation and its work to address a host of concerns and problems faced by California's growing LGBT aging population.


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