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Announcement/Press Release
May 25, 2023

Tour NCG's New Website & Refreshed Brand

We have been working hard for the past year to create a website that reflects our current evolution. You'll find that we've updated our brand—and it's not just about changing logos or colors. We've taken a deeper look at how we communicate our values through our new design and our refreshed mission and vision statement. Our new site provides better accessibility and is more user-friendly. We hope this website makes your experience with NCG even better than it was before.

Announcement/Press Release
Mar 25, 2024

NCG in DC: Reflections from Foundations on the Hill

Our delegation had wrapped up a full day of meetings with congressional and agency staffers where we elevated some of the most pressing issues facing our state: housing and economic security, climate and disaster resiliency, nonprofit resiliency, and democracy and civic engagement.

Announcement/Press Release
Mar 5, 2024

Announcing Youth Power Fund’s Third Phase $1.12 Million in Grants to Youth Organizing Groups

The Youth Power Fund (YPF) is excited to announce grants to 32 youth organizing groups in Northern California to collectively cultivate a powerful youth organizing ecosystem with shared strategies that engage more young people, expand power, and support transformative youth organizing practices in the field.

Announcement/Press Release
Dec 14, 2023

Announcing Kirin Kumar as Director for Climate and Disaster Resilience

NCG is excited to announce Kirin Kumar (he/him) as its Director for Climate and Disaster Resilience. As a part of the Strategic Initiatives team, Kirin is an integral member of Philanthropy California’s disaster response team. 

Announcement/Press Release
Sep 26, 2023

Announcing Arron Jiron as Director for Member Engagement

NCG is excited to announce Arron Jiron (he/him) as its new Director for Member Engagement. Learn more about Arron's experience, how it impacts the member community, and get to know him here. 

Announcement/Press Release
Sep 26, 2023

Announcing Liana Molina as Director for Policy and Movement

NCG is thrilled to share Liana Molina is joining the NCG team as Director for Policy and Movement. Learn more about Liana's experience, what this role means for NCG, and get to know her here.

Announcement/Press Release
Jun 14, 2023

Announcing NCG’s Collective Resilience Initiative

I'm excited to share that NCG has launched its Collective Resilience Initiative, a new effort to support and strengthen the region’s nonprofit sector. The initiative focuses on the key factors impacting nonprofit sustainability in the region and the types of grantmaking practices that will best support evolving organizational needs. 

Announcement/Press Release
Mar 23, 2023

Mobilizing Resources: Levee Breach in Monterey County

On March 11th a levee breach on the Pajaro River in Monterey County resulted in the evacuation and flooding of the community of Pajaro – a predominately Latino farmworker community.