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March 5, 2018

NCG Member O2 Initiatives has announced the recipients of their annual O2 Sabbatical Award. Please join us in congratulating this year’s awardees from San Francisco, Alameda and Contra Costa Counties...

January 18, 2018

NCG member the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation announced yesterday that Emiko Ono has been named the new Program Director of its Performing Arts Program. Emiko has been a sharp and engaging member of NCG's Arts Loan Fund Steering Committee since 2011. Join us in congratulating her on the new role!

January 18, 2018

The David and Lucile Packard Foundation announced David Orr as its new chair of the Board of Trustees. Congratulations David!

January 3, 2018

Join us in congratulating Jamie Allison-Hope on her appointment as the Walter & Elise Haas Fund's new Executive Director!

January 2, 2018

With little documentation on hand about the Smiths, who are both deceased, the May and Stanley Charitable Trust engaged researchers in four countries to learn about their lives and experiences, which influenced the values and interests reflected in their philanthropic legacy.

December 13, 2017

NCG member the Kenneth Rainin Foundation has promoted Adriana Griñó from Arts Program Associate to Arts Program Officer. Congratulations Adriana!

December 11, 2017

NCG Member Hirsch & Associates has announced Margaret Ryan as its Senior Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer. Join us in welcoming her to the NCG community!

November 16, 2017

NCG member the Horizons Foundation has appointed John Marvuglio as its new Chief Financial Officer. Join us in welcoming him to the NCG community!

November 9, 2017

The Kenneth Rainin Foundation announced $3 million in additional funding for the Community Arts Stabilization Trust (CAST), a game-changing organization that protects San Francisco Bay Area arts and cultural organizations from displacement. This three-year grant will help CAST realize an ambitious goal to acquire 100,000 square feet of space for arts groups by the end of 2018.

November 1, 2017

NCG member The California Endowment has welcomed Janine Saunders, EdD, MPH as it's Director of Learning and Evaluation. Welcome to the NCG community, Janine!