Socialize With Us

Announcing the 2020 Rising Leaders Cohort

Release Date: 
We learn a lot about ourselves and what we need to thrive in the earlier stages of our careers. The inaugural Rising Leaders Cohort launches this week! Participants will be part of an intimate group of peers and will be exploring themes of...

What We're Reading: January Equity & Social Justice Edition

Headshots of Alice Y Hom and Daniel Lau
Release Date: 
The beginning of a new year gives us a moment to think about the importance of 2020. As the census count and presidential election approach, we envision what it takes to create a decade centering equity and social justice. In this spirit, we offer...

CEO Message: How Do You Say Goodbye?

headshot of Ellen LaPointe
Release Date: 
Yesterday was a blur. Immediately after we finally hit “send” on the announcement of my departure from NCG to become the CEO of Fenway Health in Boston I was besieged with good wishes via email and text and social media. It felt good . But tonight,...

NCG Board Chair on Leadership Transition

Release Date: 
In partnership with the staff, Ellen has transformed NCG into a critical and respected member of the Northern California philanthropic community and a thriving organization. The board holds the highest confidence in the abilities of the staff and...

Hirsch & Associates Welcomes Annie Ulevitch as New Senior Director

Release Date: 
Annie will join the firm’s Senior Management Team and provide strategic leadership on numerous philanthropic portfolios. Annie joins the Hirsch & Associates team during a time of exciting growth at the firm, which has added eight new team...

NCG Announces Caitlin Brune, Senior Fellow

Release Date: 
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Caitlin Brune as our next senior fellow. Caitlin is an NCG member and former CEO of the NCG member, Pajaro Valley Community Health Trust. She begins her 18-month post in January 2020. Caitlin will focus...

CEO Message: We're So Glad We Asked

Headshot of Ellen LaPointe
Release Date: 
When I started at NCG early in 2015 I spent a lot of time listening. Like, a LOT. During close to 200 meetings in my first year, I sought to learn what was strong about our work, what members of our community wanted more (and less) of from NCG, and...


Subscribe to