NCG Program Materials

September, 2015

When we advocate for change, frame issues, and describe our work, how do we steer clear of problematic metaphors and language that unintentionally reinforces poverty as beyond our control—or places blame on the individual?

September, 2015

This event showcased two funder initiatives that went beyond grantmaking to help strengthen the operations of nonprofit grantees. This event included discussions with The Wallace Foundation and Tipping Point Community as well as grantees that participated in the initiatives and capacity building partners.

September, 2015

On September 25, 2015 members of the Bay Area Health Funders Group and professionals in the Workforce and Education field, gathered to explore the implications of the ACA on the health workfoce, lo

August, 2015

How many of us have been ignited, inspired and shaken out of our own complacency by powerful stories? Would you like to tell stories that make people smile, weep, deepen partnerships and influence key audiences? San Francisco Bay Area funders gathered for this highly interactive session, facilitated by experienced storyteller and writer Suzanne Skees of the Skees Family Foundation.

July, 2015

AAPI communities are one of the fastest growing populations in the United States. California is home to nearly a third of the national AAPI population, and since 2008, the percentage of voters who are AAPI nearly doubled in the state.

June, 2015

Recently, many grantmakers have begun exploring an approach based on real cost funding. NCG is proud to be a part of the Real Cost Project, a statewide initiative to explore what it takes for funders to develop new grantmaking strategies based on what it really costs to deliver outcomes.

June, 2015

In this final finance workshop in the series, funders gained an understanding of how to engage in a dialogue with grantees to identify their capacity for fiscal strategy around complex issues.

May, 2015

Resources from NCG's 2015 Annual Conference

April, 2015

This briefing examined examined the impact of implementation of Proposition 47—one of the most important policy reforms that the State has undertaken to reduce incarceration in the nation’s largest prison system, and invest in prevention.

April, 2015

In this second workshop from NCG's Financial Workshop Series, funders gained an understanding of how to assess a nonprofit organization’s financial health when no audited financial statements are available.

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