Philanthropy News

August 30, 2018

NCG member The California Wellness Foundation has a new Vice Preside

August 16, 2018

We decided to move beyond narrowly focused solutions that rely on healthcare institutions to meet the immediate health needs of those at risk to instead seek breakthrough ideas that address the complex issues central to the health of all Californians.

August 2, 2018

“…as the tsunami of stories emerge about harassment… I am struck by my own inability to answer with complete confidence that I would have done something different.”

July 19, 2018

NCG member the Y & H Soda Foundation has appointed Diana Bermúdez to a five-year term on its board. Welcome to the NCG community Diana!

June 26, 2018

Philanthropy California and nearly 120 philanthropic institutions from across the country have signed onto a joint statement in support of children and families seeking refuge in the United States.

June 21, 2018

The annual O2 Sabbatical Award honors the commitment and accomplishments of exceptional nonprofit executive directors in San Francisco, Alameda, and Contra Costa Counties. 

May 24, 2018

NCG member the Y & H Soda Foundation is pleased to announce that Luis Arteaga has joined the Foundation as Senior Program Officer for its Family Economic Success Program.

May 23, 2018

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, David & Lucile Packard Foundation, and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation have announced the launch of a new online course to help grantees understand the laws governing their lobbying activity. The free course is designed for U.S. public charities and their equivalents who are seeking funding from a private foundation to support advocacy work.

April 26, 2018

NCG member, Masha Chernyak of the Latino Community Foundation recently spoke at our event, Social Justice in Disaster. She touched on relationship building with grantees and what trust brings to the way we do grantmaking. Hear more about her take on relationships with nonprofits and why love is a key ingredient.

April 26, 2018

After twenty years of remarkable service to foundations and the local nonprofit community, NCG member Mary Gregory will be retiring this month from her role as Vice President of Community Alliance at Pacific Foundation Services. Thank you for your years of dedication, Mary! 

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