In my 6 years working with corporations at FSG, I’ve come to realize that being in charge of your company’s foundation or CSR is reason to both celebrate and weep with frustration. What do I mean? Consider the fictional yet all-too-familiar story of Christine…
Guest blogger Jeffrey Malloy is the Chief Operating Officer and Treasurer at the Heising-Simons Foundation (HSF) as well as NCG Board Treasurer/Finance.
I am always happy to predict the future. I do it all the time. Really- just call me sometime and you will end up with at least one or two juicy predictions. In fact, I’ll give you one right now...
NCG members spend considerable effort to ease the hardship of people with the least resources in the Bay Area. New data shows that our 10 percent poverty rate reveals only part of the picture.
This year, Kate Seely designed NCG's 2015 New Grantmakers Institute, a two-day workshop welcoming people to the field. Hear what attendees had to say.
A social justice activist and funder who has consistently worked with the intersection of race, class and gender for more than 30 years, Susan Wefald is trying to build capacity of organizations and movements to affect change.
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 participation rate.
When the Bay Area was swishing its bell bottoms, standing tall with platforms and freeing the love in the late 70’s, voters approved Proposition 13, slashing taxes for public services.
Thanks to everyone who participated in NCG’s 2015 Corporate Philanthropy Institute. And a special thank you to all the individuals who tweeted throughout the day using our conference hashtag #CPI2015–Here is our Storify filled with quotes, pictures and conference moments to share.
Yesterday, the White House hosted the Immigration Briefing for Regional Associations of Grantmakers to invite involvement with the administration’s immigration initiatives at the state and local level. NCG and our California partners attended.