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February 25, 2015
NCG member The San Francisco Foundation is once again recruiting for its Multicultural Fellows program. This two-year, full time position aims to increase diversity in the philanthropic and nonprofit sectors. Deadline for applications is March 23, 2015.
February 23, 2015
Two days before the U.S. government launched one of President Obama’s executive actions, a Texas federal judge issued an injunction blocking it and other programs from moving forward across the United States. What's next?
February 20, 2015
NCG member Benjamin Jealous, Partner at the Kapor Center for Social Impact, is co-hosting a launch party to celebrate the release a book he recently co-edited. Reach: 40 Black Men Speak on Living, Leading and Succeeding is a collection of personal essays by black men from all walks of life.
February 18, 2015
Who wouldn’t want a dynamic mapping tool that shows you who’s funding what in our region? Imagine how such a tool would inform your grantmaking. Does such a tool exist? Not yet. But the operative word is “yet.” Don't miss out on this opportunity to access a new and exciting tool.
January 29, 2015
IssueLab, a service of the Foundation Center, is working with The Atlantic Philanthropies to systematically capture and share lessons learned from the last 15 years of funding in the area of migration and immigration rights. Submit your case studies, lessons learned or evaluations!
January 28, 2015
Learn more about the "Get on the Map" campaign and the new tool Foundation Maps—a highly interactive and searchable mapping platform—at the upcoming February 3rd webinar hosted by the Foundation Center.
January 27, 2015
Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy has put out a call for sessions to be included in their 2015 annual conference in New Orleans. Deadline to submit proposals is February 20th.
January 26, 2015
Earlier this month NCG member Cal Humanities announced the hiring of Julie Fry as its new President and CEO effective February 2, 2015. Please join us in welcoming Julie to the NCG community.
January 20, 2015
Imagine being able to see who is funding what and where—anywhere in our region, anytime, and with just a few clicks. NCG is pleased to partner with the Foundation Center and the Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers to launch the "Get on the Map" campaign.
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.