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Finding Our People: A Communications Institute Rooted in Racial Equity and Emotional Intelligence

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10/10/2019
When I joined NCG three and a half years ago, our communications was staffed by a competent and personable team of one. The woman who held the job had a knack for discerning what people wanted and delivering just that thing. This made everyone happy...
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Meet NCG's Summer Intern Allegra Maeso

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09/25/2019
This summer NCG was thrilled to welcome Allegra Maeso as our first summer intern. A rising senior at Northwestern University and Bay Area native, Allegra dove into a number of policy projects, providing valuable research and...
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Everyone counts: Grants totaling $3.3M go to Bay Area nonprofits for Census 2020 outreach

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09/19/2019
“This collaboration enables us to provide Bay Area nonprofits with resources needed to ensure the people in our region are counted accurately,” said Ellen LaPointe, president and CEO of Northern California Grantmakers. “We are proud to be working...
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Why We've Stopped Saying 'Natural Disaster': Taking Action

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08/29/2019
There’s nothing natural about the suffering that follows disasters because it doesn’t have to be that way. Philanthropy can proactively invest in hazard mitigation and preparedness efforts to lessen the impacts of disasters.

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