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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 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.

Announcement/Press Release
Mar 23, 2023

James Head Joins NCG as Senior Fellow

NCG is thrilled to announce that the illustrious James Head, former CEO of the East Bay Community Foundation amongst other distinguished posts will be joining our team as the new 5 Shifts Senior Fellow. 

Announcement/Press Release
Mar 22, 2023

Celebrating 10 Years of Community, Joy, Leadership, and Growth

To the NCG Community, March 31st will be my final day at NCG. It has been a remarkable 10 years filled with endless stories, laughter, joy, some tears, and enormous growth. Later this spring, I will be joining NPAG, a national talent search firm focused on leadership in the nonprofit and philanthropic sectors.   It has been a true gift to be a part of this community and to have the opportunity to work with all of you.

Announcement/Press Release
Mar 8, 2023

Announcing Victoria Rodarte as NCG’s Senior Democracy Fellow

NCG is excited to share that Victoria Rodarte (she/her) is joining the team as its first-ever Senior Democracy Fellow beginning March 27th. Victoria brings direct experience in mobilizing resources for a strong democracy, immigrant legal services, and interning for political campaigns

Announcement/Press Release
Feb 1, 2023

Alan Kwok to Become NCG Senior Advisor on Climate and Disaster Resilience 

We want to extend our deepest gratitude for Alan Kwok for serving as NCG’s and Philanthropy California’s Director of Climate and Disaster Resilience for the past four years. Alan will transition to the new role of Senior Advisor beginning February 2023. Underscoring NCG’s deepening commitment to advancing equity in climate and disaster resilience, we will be growing the team, bringing on a new Climate and Disaster Resilience Director to continue the work.  

Announcement/Press Release
Jan 17, 2023

NCG Shares Gratitude to Alice Y. Hom for Continued Leadership in the Field

Alice shared that in their NCG tenure, they are most proud of developing and implementing Racial Equity Action Institute (REAI), a multi-sector cohort program for leaders interested in operationalizing racial equity in business, government, nonprofit and philanthropic sectors. Because of their visionary leadership, we created a network of 100+ leaders who are working to move racial equity from theory to practice in their specific sectors.