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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.

December 11, 2014

Magdalena Beltrán-del Olmo created a pioneering multilingual communications program at The California Wellness Foundation and introduced its journalistic storytelling tradition, has announced her retirement.

December 9, 2014

Last month the New York Times featured a conversation between NCG member and Ford Foundation President Darren Walker and music legend Sir Elton John.

December 4, 2014

NCG member the the Haas, Jr. Fund has announced the appointment of Theresa Garcia as its Director for the Fund’s Education Equity program.

November 25, 2014

NCG member and CEO of the United Way of the Bay Area Anne Wilson has been named a "Most Admired CEO of 2014" by the San Francisco Business Times. Congratulations to Anne and all the CEOs honored this year by the SF Business Times.

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