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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.
October 30, 2014
Earlier this month NCG member organization the East Bay Community Foundation announced the appointment of long-time NCG member James Head as its new President and CEO.
October 21, 2014
NCG Member the Kenneth Rainin Foundation announced last week that it will grant $2.2 million to scientists to conduct Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) research.
October 6, 2014
Washington, DC-based Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers and New York-based Foundation Center have announced a new partnership to improve the quality and effectiveness of grantmaking through the strategic collection and sharing of data on philanthropy.
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.