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July 30, 2013
NCG member The Kenneth Rainin Foundation announced today that Susan Truejoins its staff as a Program Officer for the Foundation’s Reading Success Initiative.
July 10, 2013
NCG member the Zellerbach Family Foundation has released its 2012 Annual Report.
April 8, 2013

New member the Chinese American Community Foundation was featured last week in the San Jose Mercury News:

April 8, 2013
Once again NCG member the Mitchell Kapor Foundation produces a video annual report to highlight their work and the work of their grantees in the previous year.
February 16, 2012
NCG member Full Circle Fund shows us what a great infographic looks like.
February 15, 2012
The W. Clement and Jessie V. Stone Foundation hosted its fourth annual convening of education grantees in the fall of 2011 and have recently published a report that synthesizes key themes and ideas of education leaders from across the country.
February 8, 2012
Yesterday the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Proposition 8, a voter approved ban on same-sex marriage, is unconstitutional.
February 6, 2012

With January now behind us, surely we’ve all caught up on the e-mail that was waiting for us after the winter holiday.

November 2, 2011
Last week NCG learned that San Francisco philanthropist Mortimer Fleishhacker III passed away on October 25th.
October 31, 2011
The Social Impact Exchange, a community of funders, advisors, wealth managers, intermediaries, nonprofits and researchers interested in developing practices for funding and implementing large-scale expansions of top-performing nonprofit initiatives, has announced the launch of its 2012 Business Plan Competition.