Nonprofit Displacement Project News
How will nonprofits deliver direct services in our local communities if they can no longer afford the space to do it in? Join one or more of three upcoming briefings to hear the latest data on what’s happening and to talk about what can be done.
A report of Bay Area nonprofits released today by Northern California Grantmakers, The San Francisco Foundation and partners–shows that most respondents (82%) are concerned about sustaining their work in the face of rising office space costs in the region.
Did you attend one of the briefings to release our Regional Nonprofit Displacement Report? Take a look at the packed event at The East Bay Community Foundation last week.
Foundation Center West created a tool, Foundation Map California, to visualize Northern California's philanthropy data. Their series on nonprofit displacement brings together our shared interest in the use of data to better understand philanthropy's impact on the region and the issue of nonprofit displacement.
Foundation Center West created a tool, Foundation Maps California, to visualize Northern California's philanthropy data. Their series on nonprofit displacement brings together our shared interest in the use of data to better understand philanthropy's impact on the region and the issue of nonprofit displacement.
While five steps alone won’t solve the entire displacement crisis, these immediate actions will keep the nonprofits we love from closing their doors on the communities they serve.
We invite you to take a look at our year’s NCG's 2016 Annual (Not)-Report, to spot some great people doing great work.
Unaffordable office space can be destabilizing – particularly in the Bay Area. In the four years between 2011 and 2014, over 1,800 nonprofits left San Francisco. While this phenomena does not just impact San Francisco and Oakland, these areas are the hardest hit in terms of rent increases. Luckily, various institutions are advancing solutions to the crisis, some of which are long-term in scope:
This feature article by Inside Philanthropy reminds colleagues in the sector of the ongoing pressures caused by nonprofit displacement. NCG, together with The San Francisco Foundation and other partners, established the nonprofit displacement crisis as a regional issue with the release of our report last year. This article highlights the Nonprofit Displacement Project briefings and report.