Socialize With Us

Philanthropy News

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.

March 31, 2015

NCG member and Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County Program Director Christina Cuevas was honored by Hispanics in Philanthropy (HIP) at its 30th anniversary conference and gala last February.

March 23, 2015

Bolder Advocacy, an initiative of Alliance for Justice, is publishing a five-part series for funders that breaks advocacy into 18 specific and measurable skills and practices that promote effective nonprofit advocacy.

March 23, 2015

Recently NCG member, and the Program Director of The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation's Global Development and Population program, Ruth Levine took to the Foundation's blog to reflect on the process she and her staff use to identify quality research for funding purposes.

March 13, 2015

NCG member the Kenneth Rainin Foundation has launched a multimedia site to share their 2014 highlights including their partnership with the San Francisco Film Society, how CAST (Community Arts Stabilization Trust) has taken off, the launch of a literacy program and more. Check it out!

March 12, 2015

The EPIP National Advisory Board has launched a search for the next Executive Director of Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.

March 10, 2015

Do you need a reason to register for this year’s Annual Conference? Here are ten reasons you shouldn't miss this year's annual conference on May 27th. Early-Bird registration ends April 24th!

March 3, 2015

Launched in 2014, the Hellman Foundation's Collaborative Change Initiative will support a small number of collaborations in San Francisco and Alameda Counties to increase their potential for game-changing impact. Deadline for Statement of Interest submissions if March 19th.