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July 27, 2017

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.

July 25, 2017

The East Bay Community Foundation is excited to announce the hiring of two Officer positions; Byron Johnson as the Capacity Build

July 25, 2017

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!

July 24, 2017

It all started with an email from a friend late last year. She said she was concerned about the tone of our politics and the direction in which our country was moving, and she wanted to do something to help. She was calling her senator, but she felt that wasn't enough.

July 21, 2017

Wednesday, NCG once again partnered with the San Francisco Business Times to present their 2017 Corporate Philanthropy Awards & Summit. The event honored the Top 83 Bay Area Corporate Philanthropists, 22 of which were NCG members. These 22 members made a combined contribution of $135.46 million in cash contributions to the Bay Area in addition to in-kind gifts and volunteering.  

July 19, 2017

As a proud member of this network, NCG is excited to announce the new name and vision for the United Philanthropy Forum. 

July 18, 2017

Northern California Grantmakers joins with the Walter and Elise Haas Fund to mourn the tragic death of William S. Goldman.

June 29, 2017

NCG member O2 Initiatives has just released their call for applications for the O2 Sabbatical Award. The annual award program honors the commitment and accomplishments of exceptional nonprofit executive directors in San Francisco, Alameda, and Contra Costa Counties. This year, O2 Initiatives is thrilled to extend the opportunity to Contra Costa County for the first time.

June 22, 2017

On Monday, NCG member the Akonadi Foundation announced Vanessa Camarena-Arredondo as its new Program Officer for its Beloved Community Fund. Join us in welcoming her to the NCG community!

June 21, 2017

NCG member, the Zellerbach Family Foundation (ZFF), has announced Navin Moul has joined its staff as the new Program Executive for Immigrants and Refugees. Join us in congratulating her!

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