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Leadership Culture Community

Release Date: 
09/21/2016
Today we are announcing that NCG is embracing three areas of focus: Regional Vibrancy and Sustainability, Equity and Social Justice, and one I am honored to steward, Leadership, Culture, and Community.
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NCG Members Fund Effort to Build Trust Between Law Enforcement and Communities of Color

Release Date: 
09/15/2016
NCG members The California Endowment , The California Wellness Foundation , The James Irvine Foundation , Rosenberg Foundation , San Francisco Foundation , and the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation are six of the seven California foundations...
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Access to Justice | Q&A with our Legal Services Funders Network

Release Date: 
03/14/2016
Funders of legal services bring their best thinking on how to use law to better the lives of everyone who’s got it the hardest in the region. NCG provides a home for this thinking. Members of the LSFN steering committee answered questions about...
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Who's in the Money this Year?

Release Date: 
02/22/2016
What would it take to multiply your giving sixty times this year? That’s what all of California’s foundations would have to do to match California’s state budget. Wouldn’t it be simpler to hear from our policy partners what the governor has in store...
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Free Online Legal Training on the Electioneering Prohibition

Release Date: 
11/02/2015
With election season approaching, foundations are looking for ways to make sure their staff members understand the rules regarding election-related activity for 501(c)(3) organizations. Legal staff at three NCG member foundations teamed up to give...
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New "Motor Voter" Act Signed

Release Date: 
10/12/2015
On Saturday, Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill that instantly registers residents to vote when they renew or obtain a new license beginning in 2016. The “New Motor Voter Act” is just one of many steps aimed at addressing California’s low election...
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Ban the Box

Release Date: 
08/25/2015
If you live in California, chances are you have heard of Ban the Box legislation. Following the momentum the campaign has received all across the country, many foundations and philanthropic organizations are urging this movement to come to fruition...
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Taking on Wedge Politics

Release Date: 
07/15/2015
NCG member Cathy Cha, Program Director for Immigrant Rights and Integration at the Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund, published Taking on Wedge Politics discussing how foundations can take race issues head on.

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