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Populations/Communities: Aging

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

Publication date: 
07/2017
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.
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"For All Ages": The GIA Guide to Funding Across the Lifespan

Publication date: 
08/2014
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.
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Snapshots of Philanthropy: Horizons Foundation

Publication date: 
08/2010
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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May and Stanley Smith Charitable Trust Awards $3.7 Million in 25th Anniversary Grants

Release Date: 
11/03/2014
The May and Stanley Smith Charitable Trust has announced five grants to commemorate the Trust’s 25th Anniversary. These special one-time grants are intended to recognize and support effective organizations, efforts, and programs that strongly align...
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