NCG Program Materials

September, 2016

If you're new to philanthropy, or interested in sharpening your skills, NCG's signature program, New Grantmakers Institute: Grantmaking for the 21st Century, helps build your framework for best practices for ethical and effective grantmaking, and helps you place yourself within this ecosystem you are a part of. 

August, 2016

Participants learned the latest on the Supreme Court ruling and its impact in the state of California, and explored how philanthropy in California can strengthen and support the immigrant community.  

July, 2016

In this workshop, Program Officers discussed how key drivers of an organization’s business model are used to develop long-term financial plans.

July, 2016
On July 11, 2016 members of the Bay Area Health Funders Group gathered to discuss and gain a deep understanding about what it takes to implement a racial equity lens within their institution. 
July, 2016

As we head into the final stretch of the 2016 presidential election, how can grantmakers boost participation in the political process through voter engagement? What is our role in restoring the core values of American democracy? Does having an accountable election system that serves the public interest matter to funders?

April, 2016

Legal Service Funders Network (LSFN) hosted their second annual signature event, in which they explored how much providing legal representation to low income clients has changed over the past 50 years.

April, 2016

Participants in this workshop gained an understanding of how to assess a nonprofit organization’s financial health when no audited financial statements are available.

March, 2016

A crisis is looming for public education in California: a severe shortage of teachers. Without drastic intervention at the local and state level, enormous numbers of our children – especially those who have historically been the most underserved – will be without a qualified teacher. Members learned about this growing problem as well as the programs and policies that are needed to address it.