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September 9, 2015
Northern California Grantmakers is pleased to announce that Emily Katz Kishawi will be joining as chief alchemist, to distill the knowledge gained from philanthropic experience and communicate our acumen and passion for bettering this corner of the world.
September 9, 2015

As we say goodbye to summer and move into a busy fall season, I’m excited by the many opportunities we will have to connect with colleagues, discuss the issues with which we are grappling, share triumphs and learnings, strengthen our relationships as we explore possibilities for collaboration.

September 1, 2015
NCG is partnering the Grants Managers Network to host a program exploring the new role of grants managers. We spoke with Sara Davis, of The Hewlett Foundation, Dan Gaff, Communications Chair at GMN and Miriam Williams, Manager of Membership and Chapter Services at GMN about the unique event.
September 1, 2015
Guest bloggers Rebecca Coker and Jessica Huey, consultants with FMA, explain below how effective management of grantee funds and an alternative mindset can affect today's grantmaking.
August 25, 2015
Time is running out! The countdown has begun for 2015 Corporate Philanthropy Institute. CPI is only 26 days away.
August 20, 2015
Judy Belk, President and CEO of The California Wellness Foundation, is a seasoned leader with more than 25 years of senior management experience in philanthropic, government, nonprofit and corporate sectors. On August 16th, the LA Times published Judy’s Op-Ed, Memories of a thirsty childhood.
August 18, 2015
Discussion around grantee overhead costs and capacity building is timely. Programs need to be funded, but finance, fundraising and communications are all pieces of the total costs which are often under invested.
August 11, 2015
This Just for Fun blog features NCG member: Tabitha Tapia, Multicultural Fellow for Community Development at The San Francisco Foundation. Tabitha truly understands the value of community and having a good time. We sat down with Tabitha to learn more about her and what inspired her to keep us all connected.
August 11, 2015
There’s a lot of activity happening for NCG’s corporate members from celebration of our most generous companies to an incredible program on impactful philanthropic programs to the 2015 Corporate Philanthropy Institute.
August 4, 2015
David Greco, NCG member guest blogger is Managing Partner of Social Sector Partners and Program Director for the Real Cost Project. The Real Cost Project is a statewide initiative in partnership with Northern California Grantmakers, San Diego Grantmakers and Southern California Grantmakers.

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