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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.

CEO Corner
Sep 26, 2023

Retreat to Step Forward: A Day in the Racial Equity Journey of NCG

One of the things I love about being President of NCG is how powerfully I am reminded of the privilege and responsibility of the position. Leading the organization whose charge it is to strengthen philanthropic practice in Northern California has never had more meaning than it does today.

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. 

Mic Drop
Aug 3, 2023

Mic Drop: Resourcing the Long Arc of Trans Liberation

Trans leaders need the spaciousness–many of us understand to be provided by sufficient resourcing–to be able to dream even bigger. As funders, we must understand, now is not the time to center our individual agendas; we cannot focus on single program areas, issues, and strategies, or tepid expansion of portfolios.

Asking for a Friend...
Aug 3, 2023

Asking for a Friend... Where Can My Organization Start on Reparations?

I am so invested in Black liberation work and always trying to figure out how to move my institution towards this vision. In particular, I keep hearing recently that philanthropy has a role in the reparations movement. My question is where do I start to engage my institution (a small and mighty family foundation) on reparations and the land rematriation efforts. All the questions- who, what, where, when, how?

CEO Corner
Jul 14, 2023

Introducing Your Dynamic 2023-2024 NCG Board!

Our team recently returned from a Summer refresh, where we pumped the brakes on the remarkable array of activities we are cooking up and allowed the team to recharge in anticipation of the second half of the year. It’s part of our commitment to centering wellness in racial equity, and while time off alone can’t address all the challenges facing workers in these existential times, it’s a good start.

Jul 12, 2023

Advocating for a Sustainable Nonprofit Sector

Together with Philanthropy California (a statewide alliance​ ​of Northern California Grantmakers, SoCal Grantmakers, and Catalyst of San Diego & Imperial Counties)​,​ we’re championing a sustainable nonprofit sector by supporting the California Nonprofit Equity Initiative. This package of state bills will support and strengthen the larger nonprofit ecosystem.

Practice Lab
Jun 29, 2023

Practice Lab: Simplifying Funding Applications to Align Action with Values