The New 32

Thursday, January 4, 2018

NCG received a record high number of new members in 2017. We welcomed 32 new members from all across our region—including 4 community foundations, 6 family foundations, 8 consulting firms and much more. As our network continues to grow, so does our reach and impact. We are a strong and vibrant philanthropic community because of you. Thank you!

You can learn more about making the most of your membership at our 2018 New Member Orientation on March 1st. Learn More >

A warm welcome to our newest members:

The Autodesk Foundation supports the design and creation of innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing social and environmental challenges.
                                                                                      
Beneficial State Bank is helping to build human and environmental prosperity primarily by providing fair and honest loans and financial services to businesses and nonprofits that are striving to be a force for good. The foundation supports this work through ownership, driving and measuring impact, social impact product development and loan support, movement building, sponsorships, local business and nonprofit programs, and operational support.
 
Advancing human potential and promoting equal opportunity.
 
The Community Foundation for Monterey County inspires philanthropy and strengthens communities. We partner with individuals, families, nonprofits and businesses to create charitable funds and make grants towards a vision of healthy, safe, vibrant communities.
 
The Community Foundation for Southern Arizona works with individuals, families and businesses to create charitable funds that support the causes the community cares about.
 
Community Foundation Sonoma County believes in the power of connecting people, ideas, and resources to benefit all who live here.
 
We provide strategic funding to support Oakland’s children and youth from birth to 20 years of age to become healthy, happy, educated, engaged, powerful and loved community members.
 
The Episcopal Impact Fund supports organizations that address the root causes of poverty in the San Francisco Bay Area, both financially and through mentorship and guidance.       
                                 
E-Tan Consulting helps you achieve a greater scale of impact within your organization and the communities you serve.   
                                                               
General Service Foundation uses all of our resources to build a more just and sustainable world. We believe everyone should have a chance to enjoy life with dignity, and every family should have the opportunity to thrive.
 
GCIR provides resources that foundations need to address the challenges facing newcomers and their host communities and to strengthen society as a whole. Its mission is to influence the philanthropic field to advance the contributions and address the needs of the country’s growing and increasingly diverse immigrant and refugee populations. 
 
Harder+Company helps public and social sector organizations make sure the right questions are being asked, answered, and acted upon. We blend rigorous research methods with thoughtful strategy to help our clients better serve their communities.
 
The HOW Fund seeks grassroots leaders who recognize the strength, courage, and capacity of women and girls, and who address a constellation of their needs with direct service projects. We believe that in order to create equity for women and girls around the globe it is imperative to invest in solutions that are holistic and comprehensive in nature.  
 
The Goodman Family Foundation invests in nonprofits that improve the quality of life in the San Francisco Bay and Portland Oregon areas, primarily supporting: Arts & Culture, Education, Environment and Health & Human Services.
 
Honoring the vision and legacy of its founder, the Jim Joseph Foundation is committed to the continued flourishing of the Jewish people and its culture, wisdom, and practices. Our grantee partners inspire young people to discover the joy of living vibrant Jewish lives.   
               
The John and Wauna Harman Foundation is a small, private family foundation focused on improving end-of-life care in the U.S.
 
The Jonathan Logan Family Foundation supports organizations that advance social justice by promoting world-changing work in investigative journalism, the arts, the environment, education, equity and inclusion, and documentary film.     
                                   
We believe that all people are born with equal and inalienable rights and fundamental freedoms, and have a right to live in a health environment and in peaceful, just and equitable societies. Promoting these human rights is the highest purpose as can envision for the grantmaking of The Libra Foundation. 
                           
N Square is a multimillion dollar initiative designed to stimulate innovation in the fields of nuclear disarmament, nonproliferation and safety and security.
 
OCEIA’s mission is to promote inclusive policies and foster immigrant assistance programs that lead to full civic, economic and linguistic integration. OCEIA seeks a safe, engaged and inclusive San Francisco where everyone can contribute and thrive. 
 
The Olympic Club Foundation is a leading funder of youth sports for kids from economically-challenged households throughout the nine San Francisco Bay Area counties.
 
Open Impact partners with leaders to envision, design and accelerate philanthropy and social change.
 
Our mission is to improve the health and quality of life for all people of the greater Pajaro Valley, especially the most disenfranchised.
 
Parker Strategies        
Management, Strategy, Organizational Development and Communications consulting for Foundations, Non-Profits and Social Ventures.      
                                                         
We are a nonprofit philanthropic advisory firm that designs transformative giving solutions at the local, national and global level. We pioneered the field of strategic philanthropic advising to help you achieve lasting impact.       
     
We work to advance strategic solutions to natural resource challenges and prepare the next generation by supporting environmental education.
 
We help funders, nonprofit organizations and social change leaders unleash greater social impact.
 
Schox Philanthropy enables startup founders to leave a legacy. We are a philanthropic fund that helps startup founders make contributions to good causes they care about.
 
Tides is a philanthropic partner and nonprofit accelerator dedicated to building a world of shared prosperity and social justice.
 
VIVA Strategy + Communications is a social impact consulting firm providing transformative strategy and communications services to nonprofits, public agencies, and philanthropic organizations.
 
Well Being Trust is a national foundation dedicated to advancing the mental, social and spiritual health of the nation.
 
Wendy Todd is an independent consultant who helps mission-driven organizations learn, strategize, and make change.