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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.
November 18, 2014
Developed by Sobrato Philanthropies, Hoover Elementary's Sobrato Early Academic Language (SEAL) model has been awarded the prestigious 2014 Golden Bell Award for implementation of Common Core.
November 3, 2014
The May and Stanley Smith Charitable Trust has announced five grants to commemorate the Trust’s 25th Anniversary. These special one-time grants are intended to recognize and support effective organizations, efforts, and programs that strongly align with the Trust’s newly refined grantmaking program areas.
October 31, 2014
NCG member organization the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation recently announced the appointment of Harvey V. Fineberg, M.D., as its new President.