NCG Program Focuses on Supporting New Strategies and Tactics for Social Change
This program will highlight how the Levi Strauss Foundation is partnering with pioneering nonprofit leaders to embrace technology and breakthrough forms of collaboration. Participants will learn how the Foundation approaches leadership capacity...
NCG Member Shelley Trott Wins COF Scrivner Award
Congratulations to Shelley Trott, Director of Arts Strategy & Ventures at the Kenneth Rainin Foundation, who was selected as the winner of the Council on Foundations' Robert W. Scrivner Award for Creative Grantmaking.
FroYo with a CEO: Interview with Cedric Brown
FroYo with a CEO is a video interview series featuring NCG’s summer intern Carmen Ross, as she uses the persuasive powers of frozen yogurt to get foundation leaders to open up about their life both in and outside of the office.
NCG Member Emmett Carson Named Community Foundations Chair at Indiana University
Indiana University’s Lilly Family School of Philanthropy recently selected NCG member Emmett Carson, the CEO and President of the Silicon Valley Community Foundation to serve as its first Charles Stewart Mott Foundation Chair on Community...
Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors Welcomes Two New Staff Members
NCG member Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors has announced the addition of Berit Ashla and and Heather Grady to their San Francisco team.
NCG, SCG & SDG: Working Together on Behalf of California Philanthropy
We are pleased to announce that the three regional associations of grantmakers in California—Northern California Grantmakers, San Diego Grantmakers and Southern California Grantmakers—are embarking on an exciting initiative to collaborate more...
Sobrato Family Foundation Supports Economic Mobility In an Increasingly Divided Silicon Valley
NCG member Sobrato Family Foundation has announced that its board recently approved a second multi-million grant round this year, giving more than $3.8M to a range of organizations working toward the goal of economic mobility for all residents in an...
Rainin Foundation Selects Winner of its Imagining Central Market Initiative
NCG member the Kenneth Rainin Foundation announced today that the Luggage Store Gallery was selected as the winner of its Imagining Central Market Initiative, a $100,000 grant for a series of site-specific art installations that promote San...
NCG Members Join Forces to Aid Immigrant Children
NCG members The California Endowment, The James Irvine Foundation and The Marguerite Casey Foundation are partnering to help provide humanitarian relief to immigrant children at the border fleeing extreme hardship and life-threatening violence in...