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Social Services: Homelessness

04 Dec 2020

House, Stabilize, Thrive: Disrupting Homelessness & Poverty

December 4, 2020 -
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Zoom Meeting
What will it take to end homelessness and poverty in the Bay Area? Leaders across the Bay Area who are working to make a positive impact on the lives of extremely low-income people have an answer –it will take all of us. No one sector, city, or...
13 Oct 2020

Housing and Homelessness Narrative Change: From Research to Action

October 13, 2020 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
Zoom Webinar
Across the country, communities are working to end homelessness and address housing challenges by shifting policy to transform systems. In order to do that and achieve housing justice, strong political and public will must be built. However, gaining...
25 Sep 2020

Project Homekey: California’s Newest Plan to Address Homelessness

September 25, 2020 -
9:30am to 10:30am
Webinar
The State of California recently launched Project Homekey as the State’s next phase of response to protect Californians experiencing homeless from COVID-19. This effort leverages $600 million in CARES Act funding to support counties in acquiring and...
19 Feb 2020

2020 Funders Forum

February 19, 2020 (All day)
Oakland Marriott City Center
Funders Together to End Homelessness is excited to announce our 2020 Funders Forum in Oakland, CA, held in conjunction with the National Alliance to End Homelessness’s Solutions for Individual Homeless Adults Conference . Join funders from across...
13 Jan 2020

The Wisdom of Youth: Equity Centered Solutions to Prevent Youth Homelessness

January 13, 2020 -
1:30pm to 3:30pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Adolescence and young adulthood are critical developmental times in a person’s life, and experiencing housing instability and homelessness at this stage can have lifelong negative impacts. Many adults who experience chronic homelessness first became...
24 Jan 2018

Crashing the Barriers: Making Work Possible for Everyone

January 24, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
The Zellerbach Family Foundation
In San Francisco and Alameda counties an estimated 27,000 youth are disconnected from work and school; 10,000 are homeless or live in unstable housing; and 16,000 people have been incarcerated and are reentering the community. Like the millions of...
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Resources from Crashing the Barriers: Making Work Possible for Everyone

Publication date: 
01/2018
Despite the recovery of the American economy and national unemployment rates at their lowest levels in years, millions of people who are willing and able to work are excluded from that prosperity. To address the inefficiencies and challenges of entry into today’s workforce for young people and adults overcoming barriers like incarceration or homelessness, a unique partnership that was forged in Los Angeles is being replicated in the Bay Area. The Los Angeles Regional Initiative for Social Enterprise or LA: Rise bridges the gaps in service between local social enterprises,...
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Smarter Philanthropy for Greater Impact: Rethinking How Grantmakers Support Scale

Publication date: 
02/2014
A special supplement sponsored by Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO) for the Stanford Social Innovation Review Spring 2014 edition. It was created to capture the latest thinking about how nonprofit organizations, grantmakers, public funders, and social entrepreneurs can increase the impact of successful solutions to urgent social challenges. In the following pages, leaders from across the social sector offer their perspectives on “scaling what works” — what it means, what it takes to do it right, and what needs to happen to ensure that proven and promising solutions find their way...
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Member Spotlight with Jackie Downing: On Launching the Bay Area Homelessness Funders Network

Release Date: 
08/20/2020
We asked NCG's board, staff, and membership to weigh-in on how they're balancing this question. Jackie Downing of Crankstart joins us to share more about the launch of NCG's newest network, the Bay Area Homelessness Funders Network , and how she's...
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Announcing a New Partnership: Bay Area Homelessness Funders Network

Release Date: 
08/19/2020
Northern California Grantmakers and Funders Together to End Homelessness are pleased to announce the Bay Area Homelessness Funders Network . We are joining forces to advance racial equity and coordinate across the region to prevent and end...

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