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December 10, 2014
Last night NCG co-hosted the philanthropy party of the year! With a record number of partner organizations and attendees, the Bay Area Philanthropy Holiday Party is one for the record books. If you missed it, be sure to check out the photos from last night.
December 3, 2014
Northern California Grantmakers is pleased to announce that Sara Davis, Director of Grants Management at The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, and Sandra Nathan, the Vice President of Grants and Loans at the Marin Community Foundation, are joining our Board of Directors.
December 2, 2014
Looking for a good book to curl up with over the holiday break? The NCG Book Club has a book for you! Wait--NCG has a book club? Yes, we most certainly do!
December 1, 2014
December will be over before you know it. With that in mind, here is all you need to know about NCG programming for the month of December and a sneak peek at the January programs we currently have on our calendar.
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.