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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


Mic Drop
Jun 15, 2023

Mic Drop: How Philanthropy Can Double Down on Black Liberation

And as we celebrate Juneteenth on June 19, we know that autonomy and sovereignty are essential to building Black power.

Asking for a Friend...
Jun 14, 2023

Asking for a Friend... I'm Confused by Philanthrospeak

I am new to philanthropy coming from movement-building and nonprofit work. Feeling a little out of place, not knowing all the jargon, institutions, or resources out there. Where do I start? How can I stay connected to my roots with movement-building work in this field? What does building community mean in philanthropy? 

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. 

Member Voices
Jun 6, 2023

NCG's Arts Loan Fund Welcomes Denise Pate and Ron Muriera as Co-Chairs

NCG's longest-running fund, the Arts Loan Fund (ALF) is welcoming two new Co-Chairs! NCG's own Viridiana (Viry) Romero chatted with Ron Muriera and Denise Pate to talk about what's in store for the ALF, why it's unique, and how they are sharing power to support communities.

CEO Corner
May 24, 2023

Continuing Conference Momentum

The 2023 edition of the NCG Annual Conference was powerful on so many levels. We had 411 folks represent the complete diversity of philanthropy and their nonprofit allies. The theme – mapping a collective future – held deep resonance with participants, and the content received high marks throughout the day.

Member Voices
May 23, 2023

Prioritizing Belonging for Repair and Re-imagining

NCG Member Austin Truong shared their experience in a session center belonging at the 2023 Annual Conference. Hear their experience and how belonging impacts the future of philanthropy.