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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.

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

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.

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