Philanthropy News

December 5, 2016

Abdi Soltani, Executive Director of the ACLU of Northern California, recently spoke out in a Q&A to The Recorder about his future work after the election. You can meet him at our upcoming program on Wednesday, December 7th.

November 28, 2016

NCG member the Community Foundation Santa Cruz County announced the retirement of its CEO Lance Linares after 22 years of service. Join us in celebrating and honoring his impact over the years!

November 14, 2016

Take a look at the social reactions to #Election2016 from the philanthropy community.

November 7, 2016

As part of a collaboration with dozens of Bay Area news organizations, KQED is shining another light on the issue of homelessness and housing insecurity with the SF Homeless Project. Take a look at the "toolkit" KQED has provided for volunteer opportunities and additional support for your grantees. 

October 31, 2016

Today, the Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund announced Monica Pressley as its Chief Financial Officer. Join us in welcoming her to the NCG community!

October 31, 2016

NCG member the Heising-Simons Foundation was featured in Forbes last week, Two Generations Of Givers: How The Simons Family Passed On The Philanthropy Gene. Read the article below to learn more about the Foundation and the families supporting this inspiring generational giving!

October 24, 2016

James W. Head is President and CEO of The East Bay Community Foundation. Read his interview conducted by Constance J. Walker , President of Walker and Associates Consulting discussing his commitment to enhance the growth, sustainability, impact and sense of community of Black-Led Organizations in the Bay Area.

October 24, 2016

Last week, The James Irvine Foundation announced the election of Lydia Villarreal, Superior Court Judge of Monterey County, as Chair of The James Irvine Foundation Board of Directors. Join us in welcoming her to the NCG community!

October 13, 2016

Tim Recker was named The James Irvine Foundation's Chief Investment Officer. Learn more about his new role and join us in welcoming him to the NCG community!

October 5, 2016

In this new leadership role at EBCF, Vivian will oversee implementation of EBCF’s programmatic strategy and will serve as a key liaison with public, private, philanthropic, and community leaders.