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September 26, 2014

Just under $30 million has already come in from the estate of June Borina Schnacke, made at the discretion of the directors of the Borina Foundation, with a residual amount expected at some later date.

September 22, 2014

NCG member Metta Fund has announced the appointment of Shalini Iyer as their new Director of Programs.

September 18, 2014

NCG member organization The James Irvine Foundation announced today the appointment of Don Howard as its new President and CEO.

September 4, 2014

Congratulations to Shelley Trott, Director of Arts Strategy & Ventures at the Kenneth Rainin Foundation, who was selected as the winner of the Council on Foundations' Robert W. Scrivner Award for Creative Grantmaking.

September 1, 2014

Indiana University’s Lilly Family School of Philanthropy recently selected NCG member Emmett Carson, the CEO and President of the Silicon Valley Community Foundation to serve as its first Charles Stewart Mott Foundation Chair on Community Foundations.

August 27, 2014

NCG member Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors has announced the addition of Berit Ashla and and Heather Grady to their San Francisco team.

August 25, 2014

NCG member Sobrato Family Foundation has announced that its board recently approved a second multi-million grant round this year, giving more than $3.8M to a range of organizations working toward the goal of economic mobility for all residents in an increasingly divided Silicon Valley.

August 18, 2014

NCG member the Kenneth Rainin Foundation announced today that the Luggage Store Gallery was selected as the winner of its Imagining Central Market Initiative, a $100,000 grant for a series of site-specific art installations that promote San Francisco’s Central Market corridor as an arts and technology district.

August 13, 2014

NCG members The California Endowment, The James Irvine Foundation and The Marguerite Casey Foundation are partnering to help provide humanitarian relief to immigrant children at the border fleeing extreme hardship and life-threatening violence in Central America.

August 12, 2014

NCG member the Kenneth Rainin Foundation has announced the addition of Adriana Griñó to their Arts Program team.

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