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August 17, 2015

S.H. Cowell Foundation was spotlighted by The Center for Effective Philanthropy last week in the second post of its series highlighting profiles of funders that show non-monetary support to their grantees.

August 17, 2015

For 18 years, The Nonprofit Times has selected executives who represented the year's most significant nonprofit innovators in their Power and Influence Top 50. This year, the list includes three NCG members– Silicon Valley Community Foundation, GuideStar and the Ford Foundation.

August 11, 2015

Microsoft announced its $10 million give-back campaign with the launch of Windows 10 last week. Nine global nonprofits have already been chosen and now Microsoft is allowing people to nominate the tenth organization.

August 10, 2015

The joint Boards of Directors of AIDS Emergency Fund (AEF) and Breast Cancer Emergency Fund (BCEF) have announced the appointment of NCG Board Member Sandra Y. Nathan as Executive Director.

August 10, 2015

The PropelNext California Partnership announced that 15 nonprofits have been selected to receive grants and from its first California grantee cohort including three NCG members–the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, the David and Lucile Packard Foundation and the Sobrato Family Foundation.

August 3, 2015

On July 24th, 70 members of the Sacramento Creating Community Solutions Network who began work on Sacramento's Mental Health Action Plan over a year ago, joined to celebrate at the Sierra Health Foundation.

August 3, 2015

On July 29, 2015 NCG Member Silicon Valley Community Foundation announces the appointment of Jill Rademacher as its Chief Donor Experience and Engagement Officer.

July 28, 2015

The California Wellness Foundation's Board of Directors elected a new member, Ernest J. Wilson III, who is currently Dean for the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism at the University of Southern California, a professor of political science and a faculty fellow at the USC Center on Public Diplomacy.

July 27, 2015

NCG member the Firelight Foundation announced its new Executive Director, Nina Blackwell. Nina has spent her career utilizing the power of grassroots movements, politics, the legislature, corporate impact and philanthropy to achieve a meaningful impact on people’s lives.

July 23, 2015

This morning, The San Francisco Business Times presented the NCG sponsored, Corporate Philanthropy Awards & Summit. NCG is proud to announce that 15 of our corporate members were on the list and three of them were in The Fab Five.