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May 18, 2015

NCG Member Arabella Advisors announced last week that they hired Sampriti Ganguli as their new Chief Executive Officer.

May 14, 2015

Congratulations to The Clorox Company, who has been named to Corporate Responsibility Magazine's 16th annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens list. This list recognizes public companies with outstanding corporate responsibility performances in 2014.

May 13, 2015

NCG member Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) announced last week that they are providing nearly $2 million in funding to local Fire Safe Councils across its service area for fuel reduction projects and public education to help prevent dangerous wildfires. PG&E also joined CAL FIRE during California Wildfires Awareness Week (the first week of May) in urging residents to prevent and prepare for wildfires.

May 13, 2015

This week California Budget & Policy Center released a new report looking at our state’s health care system for children and their families, including both public health care coverage and public health programs.

May 7, 2015

This morning it was announced that NCG member Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors (RPA) was selected as fiscal sponsor of My Brother's Keeper Alliance (MBK Alliance).

May 4, 2015

NCG member the Ford Foundation announced recently it was making $500,000 in grants to support disaster relief and recovery in Nepal, where the foundation has supported development work for over 60 years.

May 4, 2015

NCG member Community Foundation Santa Cruz County announced last month the appointment of Jim Brown as a program officer/grants manager.

May 1, 2015

May 5th is around the corner. And May 5th is Give Local America day, a 24-hour crowdfunding event designed to empower every person to give back to their local communities. Here in the Bay Area both the East Bay and Silicon Valley are participating with East Bay Gives and Silicon Valley Gives.

April 28, 2015

GrantCraft asked 30 foundation and nonprofit staff “What image comes to mind when you think of capacity building?” and the results were telling—few were alike. If 30 individuals had 30 distinct ideas about what capacity building is, then it’s easy to understand why there are so many ways that foundations approach capacity-building work.

April 27, 2015

Last week Fair Pay for Northern California Nonprofits: The 2015 Compensation & Benefits Survey was released by Nonprofit Compensation Associates. With 547 nonprofits reporting on over 27,000 jobs, the 2015 survey is the largest and most robust in its 37-year history.