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July, 2013

Emerging research conducted by the TCC Group, a national program and evaluation firm, shows that nonprofits that strategically leverage voluntee

May, 2013
On May 10th Northern California Grantmakers, San Diego Grantmakers and Southern California Grantmakers—and the California Association of Nonprofits (CalNonprofits) presented a special statewide webinar briefing on this emerging trend in social innovation.
May, 2013
At the 2013 NCG Annual Meeting we hosted a conversation with FSG Founder and Managing Director Mark Kramer about the latest learnings and progress on Collective Impact.
March, 2013

The impact of summer learning loss on young people’s academic achievement is astounding.

February, 2013
For more than a decade, Northern California Grantmakers has partnered with the California Budget Project to inform members about the annual budgets that impact underserved communities and grantees they serve.
October, 2012
Assessing a nonprofit's financial health is time-consuming and challenging. Which metrics and trends should you focus on and what do they mean? What should you consider when comparing organizations?
September, 2012

D5 was created to help foundations achieve greater impact in an increasingly diverse world.  Since 2010, more than a dozen organizations, with connections to thousands of foundations, have come tog

September, 2012

How Foundations Can Effectively Work With Media for Social Impact is part of NCG's 2012 Communications Series. 

July, 2012
How Can Foundations Work with Their Grantees to be Effective Communicators is part of NCG's 2012 Communications Series.
June, 2012
At NCG's 2012 Corporate Philanthropy Institute (CPI) we explored many of the new ideas and concepts in social innovation—from social entrepreneurship to shared value to B corporations.