“Housing, housing, housing.” That’s how Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner answered when recently asked about his priorities for this coming week. And with good reason, with tens of thousands still in emergency temporary shelters and an estimate of hundreds of thousands of houses destroyed or damaged, finding adequate housing will be an enormous challenge.
The acts over the past weeks have forced difficult reflections locally, across the country, and around the world. We are forced to reckon with the history of our nation, our individual roles in learning from our past, and collectively ensuring that it remains something we grow from as a society.
Blue Shield of California Foundation announced today the appointment of Theresa Fay-Bustillos as the organization’s new chief program director. Welcome to the NCG community!
"...This is not the time for philanthropy to wait out current circumstances. Rather, foundations need to step up efforts to help safeguard the government’s viability and vitality." - Max Stier
Krista Washington recently joined the East Bay Community Foundation as Senior Communications Officer. Join us in welcoming Krista to the NCG community!
This should be obvious, but it’s key for our sector: To deliver on their mission and sustain their good work over time, nonprofit organizations require the right mix of financial resources. Resources to pay the right people to get the job done well.
Northern California Grantmakers joins with The San Francisco Arts Commission and the arts community to mourn the unexpected death of Ebony McKinney.
NCG member The Evelyn and Walter Haas Jr. Fund has announced the hiring of two new team members to help lead its efforts to advance right and create opportunities for all people. Welcome to the NCG community!
NCG is proud to share a statement from our friends at LGBTQ Funders as our community contends with the implications of an order banning transgender people from military service.
NCG member, the Kenneth Rainin Foundation has appointed Ted Russell as its Associate Director of Arts Strategy and Ventures. Welcome to the NCG community, Ted!