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February 4, 2019

I began 2019 with members of the Northern California Grantmakers Board and staff in Selma and Montgomery, Alabama. I was prepared for the visit to be emotional and deeply moving, but was unprepared for it to be as personal as it became.

January 24, 2019

Walter & Elise Haas Fund has announced Zachary McRae has joined the team as its new Program Officer for the Education Program. Congratulations Zachary and welcome to the NCG community!

January 22, 2019

The kickoff of NCG's inaugural Communications Cohort is just a few days away. In advance of the launch, we asked Cohort faculty member, Robert Bray, Director of Communications for NEO Philanthropy, to share how he procrastinates and why for him, the personal is the political.  

January 22, 2019

The kickoff of NCG's inaugural Communications Cohort is just a few days away. In advance of the launch, we asked NCG's Vice President of Public Affairs and Cohort faculty member, Emily Katz, to share how the understanding of her identity has changed over time. 

January 18, 2019

As we get closer to the kickoff of NCG's inaugural Communications Cohort at the end of this month, we asked Cohort faculty member for former NCG Equity and Social Justice Director, Chris Punongbayan, to share his personal insight into this experience and mid-career growth. 

January 11, 2019

As we get closer to the kickoff of NCG's inaugural Communications Cohort at the end of this month, we asked Cohort faculty member Vanice Dunn, to share her experience with mid-career growth and how her identity has changed over time. 

December 5, 2018

Padmini Parthasarathy has joined the team at the Walter & Elise Haas Fund as its new Senior Program Officer for the Fund's Economic Security program. Congratulations Padmini!

November 8, 2018

NCG member the May and Stanley Smith Charitable Trust has announced Kelly Kent as its new Program Officer. Congratulations and welcome to the NCG community!

November 8, 2018

At a pivotal time in its shift to a new strategic direction, Blue Shield of California Foundation has engaged two new senior fellows, marking the launch of a new fellowship program that will bring fresh perspectives to the complex problems facing California’s communities.

October 11, 2018

New Hire Joins at Pivotal Time as Foundation Pursues a Social Justice Vision for East Bay Region

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