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2018 November California Fires: How to Help

Release Date: 
11/20/2018
As of November 20, the Camp Fire has taken 79 lives and 12,637 homes. Evacuation orders have sent tens of thousands of people in the region from their homes. We will keep this site updated with information on how to help.
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2018 August California Fires: How to Help

Release Date: 
08/20/2018
California's summer fire storms are threatening thousands of additional structures and tens of thousands have moved to safety. Evacuation orders remain in place in some of these locations. Some have been allowed to return, others have not, and the...
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Equity and Recovery: Redwood Complex Fires

Release Date: 
06/21/2018
Natural disasters are the great equalizers, razing a cruel path regardless of income, heritage, or history. When the firestorm blazed through Redwood and Potter Valleys on the night of October 8 th over 7,000 residents fled, leaving behind a...
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Disaster Doesn’t Have to Be a Crisis—One Foundation’s Big Insight

Release Date: 
05/14/2018
In the aftermath of the fires which devastated Mendocino, Napa, and Sonoma Counties, NCG spoke with members about their disaster funding interests and strategies. One such conversation – with Claire Solot , Managing Director of the...
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The Stockton Few Have Seen: A Funder Perspective

Release Date: 
05/10/2018
The City of Stockton is an example of the resilience and hope that make California a great state. It is a city known for its diversity and also for its challenges, such as when it filed for bankruptcy in 2011. But like the Phoenix of Greek mythology...
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Thank You! An NCG Departure

Release Date: 
04/13/2018
Andrea Zussman, who joined NCG in the fall of 2016 to establish a Disaster Resilience, Relief, and Recovery program to support regional philanthropic disaster planning and readiness, will be leaving her position to devote herself full-time to the...
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Interview with Michael Tubbs, Youngest-Ever and First African American Mayor of Stockton

Release Date: 
03/29/2018
Mayor Michael Tubbs recently spoke with NCG in preparation for an upcoming Stockton Reinvention Tour for funders. Mayor Tubbs was elected in 2016 in a landslide victory with 70% of the vote. Since then, Stockton has become the second most fiscally-...

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