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June 9, 2015

Here in the Bay Area we have a large and diverse Asian American and Pacific Islander Community—Asian Americans make up 24% of the Bay Area population vs. less than 6% nationwide. It’s hard to imagine this cultural community not being a strong political bloc.

June 8, 2015

2015 has been a busy year for NCG! This year we decided to expand our membership qualifications, and in doing so have some great members who are new to our community.

June 3, 2015

After 10 years at NCG, our very own Knowledge and Communications Manager Marisela Orta will be leaving the Bay Area for Iowa. She’s about to join the very prestigious Iowa Playwrights Workshop—one of the top MFA programs in the country for playwrights. Did we mention she's a playwright?

June 2, 2015

Wow! What an exhilarating day. Thank you for spending a day with us. Thank you for bringing your curiosity, your passion, and your intelligence to the conversations, plenaries, and sessions throughout the day. Thank you for your investing in our community.

June 2, 2015

This year NCG has begun hosting in-person webinar viewings for the National Center for Family Philantnhropy’s (NCFP) monthly webinar series. Why host in-person gatherings for a webinar? NCG Director of Member Engagement Phuong Quach has the answers.

May 28, 2015

Thanks to everyone who participated in NCG's 2015 Annual Conference yesterday! Check out the social media summary of attendee's tweets.

May 20, 2015

NCG’s 2015 Annual Conference is right around the corner. I can’t think of a better way to get to know you all—by coming together to discuss the issues impacting the communities in which we work and live.

May 19, 2015

When Dan Pallotta’s 2013 TedTalk,“The Way We Think About Charity is Dead Wrong” first made the rounds, with it came a resurgence of a familiar conversation about how to cultivate healthy nonprofit organizations and avoid the nonprofit starvation cycle. So what’s a grantmaker to do?

May 12, 2015

Ever go to a program or conference that’s chock full of interesting information on an important issue, but you still leave wondering to yourself, “So now what?” NCG's conference PhilTalks are designed to help answer that question. Here's what you can expect when you go to a PhilTalk.

May 7, 2015

Earlier this year NCG put out a call for PhilTalk proposals. What’s a PhilTalk? A PhilTalk is a 15-minute presentation that explores an idea, solution or approach to a challenge we are confronting in our philanthropic work. Think TedTalk, but for philanthropy. We’re pleased to announce the selected PhilTalks for our upcoming Annual Conference.