Breaking out of poverty requires individuals to run a gauntlet of legal obstacles. Access to legal aid and advocacy gives individuals, families and communities the help needed to address the problems that keep them in poverty. Investing in legal aid is one way funders can increase the impact of their grantmaking.
In 2011 Alameda County piloted the Fund Development Office which established a shared infrastructure to support three major public agencies. Doing so created a dynamic environment that has benefited all three and those who benefit from their services.
This month NCG members have the opportunity to hear from 2014 MacArthur genius and work activist Ai-Jen Poo on a transformative leadership process used to develop leadership skills for organizing and building power.
NCG’s Board of Directors is proud to announce its esteemed and diverse slate of 2015 Board Officers and Executive Committee.
At our upcoming program Seize the Moment, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas will participate in a conversation on immigration relief and the impact of President Obama's November executive order on immigration and Bay Area communities.
Earlier this week NCG hosted a conversation with CEOs to discuss the leadership transitions that Bay Area philanthropic organizations have seen recently. Check out this recap of the insights offered by our panelists.
Wondering if you have the mad skills needed to make heads or tails of the 2015/2016 California budget? NCG’s annual California Budget Project program is right around the corner. And as usual, we’re bringing together experts to do the deciphering for all of us.
This month Director of the D5 Coalition Kelly Brown and Hattaway Communications Senior Associate Zach Lowe are presenting a training session on how to communicate effectively and motivate others to take action that helps advance Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in philanthropy.
Here in the Bay Area we've seen a lot of change in leadership--even at NCG. To discuss what all this change in executive leadership means NCG's new President and CEO is moderating a conversation with former and current Bay Area CEOs. Join us!
NCG staff is excited to kick of 2015. We hope you'll make the most of it and also make the most of your NCG membership. Need some ideas for how to maximize your NCG benefits. Look no further!