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April 18, 2019

NCG member the John and Wauna Harman Foundation has appointed Julie Boudreau as its new New Executive Director. Welcome to the NCG community!

April 4, 2019

NCG member The Stupski Foundation announced that it hired Elvin Padilla and Jennifer Nguyen to help the Foundation launch its spenddown strategies. Elvin joins the team as the Foundation’s director of Food Security and Jennifer as the director of Postsecondary Success.

March 21, 2019

The Bay Area’s global reputation for innovation, natural beauty, and a high quality of living can make it easy to underestimate the depth and range of needs facing many across the region.

March 21, 2019

Wang Kong joined the Foundation four years ago as a program officer, quickly rising to the position of senior program officer, and earlier this year she was named interim chief program director.

February 21, 2019

Last week, NCG member Metta Fund announce the appointment of Anna Karrer Manley as its first-ever Director of Communications. Congratulations Anna! Take a look at Metta Fund's announcement. 

February 4, 2019

I began 2019 with members of the Northern California Grantmakers Board and staff in Selma and Montgomery, Alabama. I was prepared for the visit to be emotional and deeply moving, but was unprepared for it to be as personal as it became.

January 24, 2019

Walter & Elise Haas Fund has announced Zachary McRae has joined the team as its new Program Officer for the Education Program. Congratulations Zachary and welcome to the NCG community!

January 22, 2019

The kickoff of NCG's inaugural Communications Cohort is just a few days away. In advance of the launch, we asked Cohort faculty member, Robert Bray, Director of Communications for NEO Philanthropy, to share how he procrastinates and why for him, the personal is the political.