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November 12, 2014

We're live blogging today's Corporate Philanthropy Institute. Follow along for highlights from the conference. NCG staff will be updating this blog regularly throughout the day for all your CPI coverage needs.

November 11, 2014

What does "on track" look like for young males of color? What are the opportunity gaps they face? These are just some of the questions that foundations who have been working on these issues have been trying to answer and several have refined a way to think about and conceptualize positive outcomes for this population.

November 4, 2014

NCG recently expanded membership eligibility and restructured membership dues. Here are the answers to some of your frequently asked questions.

November 4, 2014

As NCG prepares to enter 2015, we do so with new leadership, a new sense of purpose and a new strategic direction. I'm pleased to announce that the NCG Board has approved a ground-breaking expansion of our membership eligibility criteria.

November 2, 2014

On November 10 Akili Dada Executive Director Purity Kagwiria will join NCG members for an intimate salon on effective grantmaking in Africa. We’re thrilled that Purity is including us in her visit to the U.S. and participating in our Funder Salon on Effective Grantmaking in Africa.

October 31, 2014

A hearty congratulations to the San Francisco Giants on their World Series win. Today's parade filled the air with orange and white.

October 30, 2014

The countdown to the 2014 Corporate Philanthropy Institute continues. And if you haven't registered yet...well, there's still time to avoid the silent judgment of The Economist's Matthew Bishop.

October 23, 2014

The countdown has begun for the 2014 Corporate Philanthropy Institute. But don't panic, there's still time for you to reserve your place at this year's conference. So keep calm and register.

October 22, 2014

Back in April NCG's Annual Conference focused on income inequality in the Bay Area. At this upcoming NCG program members can return to this issue and examine the effects of nonprofit displacement brought about by the current economic climate.

October 16, 2014

Twenty five years ago today the biggest earthquake since the great quake of 1906 hit the Bay Area. These days most Bay Area citizens know they should have an earthquake preparedness kit. But how are grantmakers preparing for the next big quake?