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November 21, 2014

Are you a self-identified policy wonk? Well, good news! NCG is once again partnering with SCG, SDG and CalNonprofits to present a statewide public policy webinar. Join us to learn more about the Local Control Funding Formula's implementation in California schools.

November 17, 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.

November 14, 2014

That’s right. A peer network for communications staff. In 2015 not only is NCG developing programming specifically for communications staff, we’re hosting quarterly lunch-time salons to provide you with a space to connect with your peers and talk shop.

November 13, 2014

As NCG enters a new chapter for the organization we’re taking time to reflect. Join us on December 8th for our Family Philanthropy Exchange End-of-Year Gathering. We want your ideas on how FPE can best serve members in the future.

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.