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April 22, 2015

For this year's Annual Conference we're bringing in Measure of America, a project of the Social Science Research Council that provides research on well-being and opportunity in America. This morning their Co-Director spoke with Marketplace host David Brancaccio.

April 21, 2015

Haven't registered for NCG's 2015 Annual Conference? What are you waiting for? Now is the time to act—the Early Bird registration deadline is almost upon us. But don’t panic. NCG has your back. We’re extending our Early Bird registration to May 1st.

April 21, 2015

How would you adjust your grantmaking if you knew where the funding gaps were? If you knew who else was funding your grantees? Usually we're on the receiving end of Big Data. So how can we make Big Data work for us and our grantmaking?

April 17, 2015

The Council on Foundations annual conference is coming to town. A few weeks back NCG President and CEO Ellen LaPointe sat down with COF to discuss the new energy and insights to be found in San Francisco.

April 13, 2015

It's 7 weeks until the 2015 Annual Conference and we are kicking our conference planning into high gear. And we are not alone. We have partners. Conference partners.

April 13, 2015

The bar was set high at last year’s conference. One of the biggest highlights was how we ended the day. It was fun. It pushed the envelope. And that’s what we wanted to do again this year. Who better to push the envelope than socio-political comedian W. Kamau Bell.

April 13, 2015

With almost twenty years in existence, Youth Speaks is one of the world’s leading presenters of Spoken Word performance. That’s why we’re thrilled to include their artists as part of our conference.

April 7, 2015

From the 49ers to the fact that our city is 7 x 7 miles—the number 49 has special significance in San Francisco. And today, the number 49 has very special meaning for NCG staff…we’re officially 49 days out from the 2015 Annual Conference.

April 7, 2015

In 2015 NCG has begun a deliberate effort to develop and present programming for communications staff. Recently NCG reached out to Sean Gibbons, Executive Director at The Communications Network, to learn if he’d be in the Bay Area any time in the foreseeable future.

April 1, 2015

Once again NCG finds itself feeling the crunch of rising rental costs here in San Francisco. Facing another rent increase the NCG Board of Directors has approved another move. We're excited to announce we are putting the "northern" in Northern California Grantmakers and moving our offices to Weed, CA.

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