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30 Nov 2016

Post-Election Special: What Did We Learn? What’s Next?

November 30, 2016 -
12:00pm to 2:45pm
Northern California Grantmakers
After a long and ugly ride, what are the key takeaways from the election? Where will these results take us? And what are the long-term strategies that will fuel the growing movement for a direct and participatory democracy? We’ll explore voter...
13 Jan 2016

Dream Boldly: Lifting King's Legacy

January 13, 2016 -
3:00pm to 5:30pm
Contemporary Jewish Museum
Clarence B. Jones was a speechwriter and counsel for Martin Luther King, Jr. His work in the civil rights movement dramatically impacted the course of American history, and he has received numerous state and national awards recognizing his...
09 Apr 2015

Ready, Set, "Get on the Map!"

April 9, 2015 -
11:00am to 11:45am
Webinar
Imagine being able to see who is funding what and where—anywhere in our region, anytime, and with just a few clicks. What if you had a map of near real-time data about giving across California on an interactive mapping platform? Imagine if you could...
12 Mar 2015

Ready, Set, "Get on the Map!"

March 12, 2015 -
11:00am to 11:45am
Webinar
Imagine being able to see who is funding what and where—anywhere in our region, anytime, and with just a few clicks. What if you had a map of near real-time data about giving across California on an interactive mapping platform? Imagine if you could...
03 Feb 2015

Ready, Set, "Get on the Map!"

February 3, 2015 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Webinar
Imagine being able to see who is funding what and where—anywhere in our region, anytime, and with just a few clicks. What if you had a map of near real-time data about giving across California on an interactive mapping platform? Imagine if you could...
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Philanthropic Policy Brief on COVID-19 Testing

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04/2020
This brief on COVID-19 testing is designed to support philanthropic discussion and aid in the coordination of the sector’s response. Philanthropy California offers a series of policy issues for consideration and action. Testing is a critical component in tracking and combating the COVID-19 pandemic. Individuals are asymptomatic for up to 2 weeks post-exposure, which influences their judgment on where and how to interact socially. Many have unwittingly put others at risk through social interaction or through community contact (e.g. spreading the virus to door handles, grab bars, etc.) before...
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Resources for COVID-19: Impact on the Need for and Delivery of Legal Services

Publication date: 
03/2020
lsfn-logo-revised.png This webinar addressed the ways in which COVID-19 is impacting the populations served by legal services organizations, the legal aid organizations themselves, legislation being considered to help highly impacted communities and funder opportunities. Speakers Tiela Chalmers, Chief Executive Officer, Alameda County Bar Association & Legal Access Alameda, CEO & General Counsel Oakland, CA Liz Keith, Program Director, Pro Bono Net James J. Sandman, President Emeritus, Legal Services Corporation Watch the webinar
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Resources for California Fires Webinars

Publication date: 
11/2018
Philanthropy California held two urgent webinars to offer funders an up-to-the-minute briefing on local and state agency responses to the fires in Butte, Ventura, and Los Angeles Counties. Our speakers provided an overview of the current situation on the ground and how it could develop in the coming weeks; perspectives on immediate and anticipated community needs that are being addressed by local community foundations (with a focus on the people who have the least access to resources); and information on how funders accross the national can help most effectively. On this page, you will find...
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Resources for Collective Impact: From Common Goals to Uncommon Results

Publication date: 
10/2018
Collective Impact is one of those buzzwords that you often hear in our sector. Since the publication of the article Collective Impact in the winter 2011 edition of the Stanford Social Innovation Review, this framework for successful cross-sector collaboration has been used to address a plethora of complex issues. But while many collective impact efforts have reported achieving positive results through their work, and have a personal, intuitive understanding of why this approach to collaboration has enabled positive progress in communities, there has not until recently been a methodologically...
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Kicking Off Our Search for a New President and CEO

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04/09/2020
At the end of last year, we announced the departure of Ellen LaPointe as president and CEO of Northern California Grantmakers. When she left the organization on February 28, little did we know how much would change for our organization, our region...

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