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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.
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.