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January 16, 2015

The Communications Network is partnering with the Stanford Social Innovation Review to launch Making Ideas Move, a blog series on the power of communications that will feature a series of thought pieces by leaders whose organizations use communications to make their ideas move.

January 15, 2015

The California Endowment, the Community Foundation of Santa Cruz, the Ford Foundation, the Rosenberg Foundation, the San Francisco Foundation, Silicon Valley Community Foundation, the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and the Women's Foundation of California are ALL on the list.

January 15, 2015

NCG member and Kenneth Rainin Foundation CEO Jen Rainin was recently recognized by Inside Philanthropy with a Philanthropy Award. Jen's IP Philanthropy Award, or IPPY, Most Competent Philanthropist Heir (Female). Congrats, Jen!

January 12, 2015

Join us in congratulating the NCG members—Melissa Berman, Carol Larson, and Maeve Miccio—who were included on the list of America's Top 20 Women in Philanthropy, Social Innovation & Civic Engagement.

January 12, 2015

NCG members The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, and the Sobrato Family Foundation join the Weingart Foundation and the Edna McConnell Clark Foundation to pilot the PropelNext California Partnership.

January 9, 2015

NCG member the Sobrato Family Foundation announced this week it will give $2.75 million to support 21st century education and pathways to careers, as well as more than $1.7 million in general operating support for health and legal services.

January 8, 2015

NCG Member The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation announced yesterday the appointment of Vidya Krishnamurthy as the Foundation's Director of Communications.

January 7, 2015

The Margoes Foundation is looking for new and innovative college access and success programs that prepare low-income and under-represented students to qualify for and succeed at four year universities.

January 6, 2015

At the end of last year, NCG member Rosenberg Foundation announced that it awarded over $1 million in grants for criminal justice reform in California and the implementation of Proposition 47 (the Safe Neighborhood and Schools Act).

December 12, 2014

Run by Confluence Philanthropy and Resource Generation, the Next Gen Fellowship is a 6-month intensive peer-to-peer learning program for trustees and individual donors seeking to align their values with the management of their assets.