With little documentation on hand about the Smiths, who are both deceased, the May and Stanley Charitable Trust engaged researchers in four countries to learn about their lives and experiences, which influenced the values and interests reflected in their philanthropic legacy.
NCG Member Hirsch & Associates has announced Margaret Ryan as its Senior Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer. Join us in welcoming her to the NCG community!
NCG member the Horizons Foundation has appointed John Marvuglio as its new Chief Financial Officer. Join us in welcoming him to the NCG community!
The Kenneth Rainin Foundation announced $3 million in additional funding for the Community Arts Stabilization Trust (CAST), a game-changing organization that protects San Francisco Bay Area arts and cultural organizations from displacement. This three-year grant will help CAST realize an ambitious goal to acquire 100,000 square feet of space for arts groups by the end of 2018.
NCG member The California Endowment has welcomed Janine Saunders, EdD, MPH as it's Director of Learning and Evaluation. Welcome to the NCG community, Janine!
NCG member, Arabella Advisors has appointed Liz Sweet as it's new Senior Director of the San Francisco office. Join us in congratulating her on her new role!
Although women make up almost 50% of the physics students in high school, physics and astronomy have the lowest percentages of women professionals out of all STEM fields. The Heising-Simons Foundation is helping to increase the percentage - hear from Cyndi Atherton, on why this kind of funding should be built in, not extra.
NCG member the Women's Foundation of California recently announced the hiring of Rozella "Rozie" Kennedy as its new Chief Development Officer. Welcome to the community Rozie!
"Some of the largest foundations in the country have started to fill a portion of this resource gap, but more focus and resources are needed to support the organizations engaged in critical census education and promotion."