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January 23, 2017

Every three years, Grantmakers for Effective Organizations conducts a field study to track trends in grantmaker practices at staffed US foundations and we share the results with the field to provide a detailed picture of how grantmaking has evolved over time.

January 18, 2017
Take a look at the snapshot below of a piece by Riki Wilchins. As the Executive Director at TrueChild, Riki leads the action-tank that helps address gender norms. She discusses the impact an NCG member workshop had on her work. 
January 17, 2017

NCG member the Evelyn & Walter Haas, Jr. Fund has announced the leaders of two top staff positions, Jennie Lehua Watson and Cathy Cha. Congratulations from the NCG community! 

January 4, 2017

Four NCG members have announced the California launch of What's Next: Leading a Thriving Transition. The program supports transitions for leaders strategically and personally while helping the organizations prepare for change. 

December 19, 2016

Kaiser Permanente has named Bechara Choucair, MD, MS, as its first ever Chief Community Health Officer. Join us in welcoming him to the NCG community!

December 5, 2016

Abdi Soltani, Executive Director of the ACLU of Northern California, recently spoke out in a Q&A to The Recorder about his future work after the election. You can meet him at our upcoming program on Wednesday, December 7th.

November 28, 2016
NCG member the Community Foundation Santa Cruz County announced the retirement of its CEO Lance Linares after 22 years of service. Join us in celebrating and honoring his impact over the years!
November 14, 2016

Take a look at the social reactions to #Election2016 from the philanthropy community.

November 7, 2016

As part of a collaboration with dozens of Bay Area news organizations, KQED is shining another light on the issue of homelessness and housing insecurity with the SF Homeless Project. Take a look at the "toolkit" KQED has provided for volunteer opportunities and additional support for your grantees. 

October 31, 2016

NCG member the Heising-Simons Foundation was featured in Forbes last week, Two Generations Of Givers: How The Simons Family Passed On The Philanthropy Gene. Read the article below to learn more about the Foundation and the families supporting this inspiring generational giving!

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