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Start by Showing Up: What Being an Ally Means to Me

Release Date: 
10/25/2018
Earlier this summer, I attended a discussion on how philanthropy could respond to the #MeToo movement — in this field, we’re all trying to make a difference for our communities, so why not start with our own organizations?

Equity Communicator Joins NCG’s Cohort Faculty Lineup

Release Date: 
10/25/2018
NCG is pleased to welcome stellar communications pro Vanice Dunn , Director of Equity at communications design firm Provoc to join the faculty of NCG’s upcoming communications cohort for mid-career professionals. Only three spots remain.

Call for Ideas: NCG’s 2019 Annual Conference

Release Date: 
10/11/2018
Planning is underway for NCG’s 2019 Annual Conference | Together for Good , which will take place in April 2019. We want your input on the topics and ideas to make the conference as meaningful as possible. We’ll pick up ...

The Theory and Practice of Disaster Grantmaking

Release Date: 
10/08/2018
Roughly a year ago, I participated in a funders meeting about the North Bay fires, hosted by our friends at Northern California Grantmakers. At that time, I said in jest that I planned to spend the rest of my career in an iron box in the high desert...

Fire and Philanthropy: Special Edition

Release Date: 
10/08/2018
A year ago today, firestorms came racing through our North Bay communities. With the immediacy of the smoke and danger to our friends and neighbors, it was hard to think about anything else. Our community responded with urgency and generosity...

How Many Ways Can We Say Intermediary?

Release Date: 
09/27/2018
Our members have been asking for an easy way to explain what NCG does. From time to time, they’ve also asked which services come with their membership and which cost more.

Member Spotlight: Steve Cohen, Bay Area Democracy Funders

Release Date: 
09/19/2018
Steve Cohen leads the Bay Area Democracy Funders and is an advisor of the Cow Hollow and SLC Giving funds at The San Francisco Foundation. As a part of our Member Spotlight Series , Steve discussed areas...

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