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NCG Program Materials

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

Participants joined the San Francisco Bay Area Local Engagement Group (LEG) for a peer-to-peer conversation on board engagement.

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.

March, 2016

In this workshop, participants gained an understanding of how the full costs of program delivery are calculated and the importance of funding full costs from a grantmaking perspective.

February, 2016

Participants learned how to evaluate their grantee's current financial health. This training helps you to develop a comprehensive picture of your grantee's financial performance to better assist in times of a grantee's growth or crisis phase.

February, 2016

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December, 2015

In corporate societal engagement, strategic clarity and focused results are not accidental – they are achieved through inquiry, intentionality, and investment. We often find executives aspiring for change but lacking the necessary tools and approaches to spearhead that shift. The destination is clear – transforming their portfolio from oftentimes disparate legacy giving to a results-focused, business-aligned societal engagement – but the path to get there less so. Over the years, our presenter has found three tools and approaches to be critical guides for corporate executives: intent matrix, issue monitor, and impact models.

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