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NGI Agenda

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Day One

8:30 - 9:00 am Registration and Breakfast
9:00 - 10:30 am
Introductions, Framing, and the History of Philanthropy
Faculty:
  • Kate Seely, Northern California Grantmakers
10:30 - 10:45 am Break
10:45 - 12:30 pm 
Session One: The Unwritten Rules of Philanthropy
Faculty: 
  • Dimple Abichandani, General Services Foundation
  • Pia Infante, The Whitman Institute
  • Allison Magee, Zellerbach Family Foundation
12:30 - 1:15 pm Lunch
1:15 - 3:00 pm
Session Two: Linking Strategy, Program, and Proposals
Faculty: 
  • Angie Chen, The Libra Foundation
  • Meaghan Calcari Campbell, Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
3:00 - 3:15 pm Break
3:15 - 4:45 pm
Session Three: Learning and Evaluation
Faculty: 
  • Richard Vezina, Harder+Company Community Research 
  • Olivia Deich, The Packard Foundation 
4:45 - 5:15  Reflection and Close
5:30 - 7:30 pm Happy Hour

Day Two

8:30 - 9:00 am Breakfast
9:00 - 9:30 am
Opening
9:30 - 11:00 am
Session Four: Legal Aid and Advocacy in Philanthropy
Faculty:
  • Sara Matlin, Alliance for Justice
  • Julia Wilson, OneJustice
11:00 - 11:15 am 
Break
11:15 am - 12:00 noon
Session Five: Nonprofit Sustainability and Financial Due Diligence
Faculty: 
  • David Greco, Social Sector Partners
12:00 noon - 12:45 pm 
Lunch
12: 45 - 1:30 pm
Session Five: Nonprofit Sustainability and Financial Due Diligence (continued...)
Faculty: 
  • David Greco, Social Sector Partners
1:30 - 1:45 pm Break
1:45 - 3:15 pm 

Session Six: Meet Our Community Leaders
Faculty: 

  • Kimberly Aceves-Iñiguez, Ryse Center
  • Ellen LaPointe, Northern California Grantmakers
  • Oren Slozberg, Commonweal 
3:15 - 4:00 pm Reflection and Close