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October 14, 2014

NCG is pleased to announce that Ellen LaPointe has been selected as our new President and CEO. Officially starting in her position on January 1st of 2015, Ellen will work closely with current NCG leadership and the NCG Board over the next few months to develop and roll-out the plan for....

October 13, 2014

FroYo with a CEO is a video interview series featuring NCG’s summer intern Carmen Ross, as she uses the persuasive powers of frozen yogurt to get foundation leaders to open up about their life both in and outside of the office.

October 12, 2014

Nonprofit leaders are integral to their organization's success and insuring the pipeline of talent to sustain social change is critical to the sector.

October 7, 2014

You may not fund disaster preparedness, but that won’t matter when the next big earthquake hits the Bay Area. The fact is, disasters are everyone’s problem when they hit.

October 6, 2014

Still looking for a reason to attend this year’s Corporate Philanthropy Institute? Well here are 10!

September 29, 2014

Ever wish you could provide your grantee with more than just your grant? You can!

Providing pro-bono services offers your grantees something just as valuable as grant money—expertise.

September 22, 2014

NCG member guest blogger and Vice President of Programs at The California Wellness Foundation Fatima Angeles urges funders who care about San Francisco communities to attend the October 2nd NCG program A San Francisco Neighborhood Analysis.

September 18, 2014

As NCG seeks to better support the efforts of philanthropy in solving some of our communities toughest challenges, we believe that it is even more critical that we have the “right people on the bus.” And so as part of NCG’s new strategic direction, we are focusing our energy on developing initiatives through Collaborative Philanthropy.

September 15, 2014

NCG members we are looking for news to feature on our website. We invite you to send us your press releases, your news features, your recently published reports. And all you have to do is fill out an online form.

September 12, 2014

The first rule of report club: you have to talk while at report club.