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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.

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.

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