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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.
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.