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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?
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.