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March 30, 2015

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: No issue is an island. In other words, communities and individuals intersect with a variety of issues on a daily basis. And health equity is a great example of how no issue is an island.

March 26, 2015

South Bay members here we come! NCG is bringing its wildly popular Financial Workshop series to your neck of the woods. All three of our workshops will be hosted in Menlo Park by NCG member The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.

March 24, 2015

NCG is excited to share that the Honorable Libby Schaaf, Mayor of Oakland will be a key part of an upcoming NCG program! Mayor Schaaf will offer key insights on what Prop. 47 implementation means to Oakland and the impact that implementation will have on individuals and her community.

March 24, 2015

That’s right! Our sources tell us that NCG members are pioneers when it comes to “Get on the Map” participation. We here at NCG couldn’t be more thrilled because member participation means a more robust regional and statewide map.

March 16, 2015

Not many people know that NCG has a book club. It’s been around since 1987. Who better to talk about the NCG book club than the members themselves? I asked the book club about their favorite book and their reason for participating and here’s what they had to say.

March 12, 2015

This past Monday NCG co-hosted a program on immigration relief and Bay Area communities. Among featured speakers was Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas. Not able to attend? Here's a recap of the of what all the speakers had to say on this important issue.

March 10, 2015

That’s right. For one lucky NCG member we will comp their $225 registration fee. This includes members who’ve already registered—we’ll refund the cost of your registration. To be eligible to win your way to the annual conference all you have to do is personalize your member profile.

March 9, 2015

One of NCG's valuable membership benefits is that you gain access to NCFP's Family Philanthropy Online Knowledge Center, the world’s premier source of information and inspiration for family philanthropy.

March 2, 2015

NCG Director of Member Engagement Phuong Quach invites all members to our upcoming open house and new member orientation. Learn how to make the most of your NCG members and take full advantage of everything NCG has to offer—beyond programs.

March 2, 2015

Have you considered supporting or helping to build a movement? That is, supporting activism (organizing, building common agendas, leadership development, etc.) that directly impacts the issues you care about? When it comes to addressing social issues, supporting movements is an option philanthropy should consider.