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July 18, 2016

Joycelyn Macbeth is the Program Associate at the Blue Shield of California Foundation. As a part of our Member Spotlight series, Joycelyn told us a little about herself, why her ideal superpower is important and how to reach her for collaboration opportunities.

July 11, 2016

Frances Phillips is the Program Director of the Arts and the Creative Work Fund at the Walter & Elise Haas Fund and a member of NCG's Book Club. As a part of our Member Spotlight series, Frances told us a little about herself, what and how to reach her for collaboration opportunities. Also find out what superpower she wishes she had.

June 28, 2016

Starting Wednesday, June 29th, KQED will be hosting community conversations on air and online to introduce you to homeless voices and stories of those living on the edge of homelessness in the Bay Area. Engage in the conversation online; hear, read and watch this historic coverage.

June 27, 2016

Nancy Wiltsek is the Executive Director of the van Löben Sels/RembeRock Foundation in San Francisco. As a part of our member Spotlight series, Nancy told us about herself and her work with legal services.

June 27, 2016
On May 26-27, 2016, at the first-ever White House Foster Care Hack-a-thon and Technology conference, the Walter S. Johnson Foundation invited noted technology leader, Carl Guardino, CEO of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group, to join the foundation in announcing the "Free Laptop" Campaign.
June 20, 2016

Funders have crucial roles to play to support the democratic process by supporting civic efforts to increase voter participation, to stop illegal voter suppression and to promote alternative approaches to financing political campaigns. Learn more.

June 17, 2016

The recent attack in a nightclub in Orlando that killed 49 and wounded over 50 others – nearly all LGBTQ Latino/a young people – has impacted us deeply. We are left with questions about how to respond, how to heal, and how to support our membership in addressing the complex issues events like this again bring to the fore.

June 9, 2016

Northern California Grantmakers is excited to announce a new partnership with Grantmakers for Effective Organizations, San Diego Grantmakers and Southern California Grantmakers that will benefit our collective memberships and the philanthropic sector as a whole.

June 6, 2016
We hope you enjoyed finding your Power of Now at the Annual Conference as much as we did. Here are some snapshots of the day.
June 2, 2016
We're pleased to have worked together as a statewide alliance on behalf of our over 600 members to defeat a bill that was widely viewed to be harmful to our nonprofit partners. Learn more about the bill here.