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April 27, 2015

Time and time again the philanthropic sector has come to the aid of communities recovering from disaster. Over the years grantmakers have developed best practices on approaching disaster relief both here and abroad. Learn more about an upcoming May 1st funder webinar on Nepal.

April 20, 2015

Earlier this month NCG member the Firelight Foundation announced the launch of Girls Empowered: Stories of Change—a new section of their website—to share their work as part of the Grassroots Girls Initiative, a consortium of six organizations.

April 17, 2015

The National Network of Consultants to Grantmakers has announced the publication of the most recent edition of The Foundation Review which is devoted completely to the art and science of philanthropy consulting.

April 14, 2015

What exactly does capacity building mean? How are other foundations supporting grantee capacity? How can funders use data to inform decision making? Join the Foundation Center as they take you on a journey to build your own strategic capacity and learn to support grantees' capacity, too.

April 7, 2015

This morning the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP) announced its 2015 NCRP Impact Awardees and we're excited to share that NCG member Blue Shield of California Foundation is among them.

April 6, 2015

NCG members the Chinese American Community Foundation and Silicon Valley Community Foundation partners to publish this report to better understand and celebrate the Chinese American community in the Bay Area, including the many contributions made to the Bay Area.

April 6, 2015

NCG is pleased to announce that Rebecca Nalder is the winner of our 2015 Annual Conference registration raffle.

Who’s Rebecca and how did she win?

April 3, 2015

All eyes have been on Indiana recently with passage of a bill which allows LGBTQ discrimination under the guise of religious freedom. Funders for LGBTQ Issues has released a statement outlining what the bill—and others like it—means for foundations.

April 2, 2015

Asian Americans/Pacific Islands in Philanthropy (AAPIP) announced earlier this week the appointment of Cora Mirikitani as its new Executive Director and President. Please join us in welcoming Cora to her new role!

April 2, 2015

Last week NCG member the Blue Shield Foundation of California announced $6.3 million in first quarter grantmaking to support healthcare delivery and domestic violence services in California.