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February 8, 2017

NCG's board member Roger Doughty, President of the Horizons Foundation, is speaking at our upcoming program, on Wednesday, February 22, 2017. He will be joined by three other speakers to dive into local funding landscapes while considering how funders can respond to attacks on LGBTQ rights. They will touch on issues most pressing in the face of this new administration, including criminalization, immigration and religious exemptions. Read Roger's letter, And so it begins, in preparation for the program.

February 6, 2017

This memorandum provides highlights from the Governor’s proposed budget, which will face scrutiny by the State Legislature over the next few months.

February 2, 2017

NCG's Nonprofit Displacement Project is happy to spread the news of a potential local investment in permanent homes for nonprofits. Read about the potential space in the article below by J.K. Dineen, a staff writer for the San Francisco Chronicle.

January 25, 2017

The East Bay Community Foundation is excited to announce the hiring of two key leadership positions at EBCF; Alexandra Aquino-Fike and Stacey Manley. Join us in welcoming them to the NCG community!

January 23, 2017

Every three years, Grantmakers for Effective Organizations conducts a field study to track trends in grantmaker practices at staffed US foundations and we share the results with the field to provide a detailed picture of how grantmaking has evolved over time.

January 18, 2017

Take a look at the snapshot below of a piece by Riki Wilchins. As the Executive Director at TrueChild, Riki leads the action-tank that helps address gender norms. She discusses the impact an NCG member workshop had on her work. 

January 17, 2017

NCG member the Evelyn & Walter Haas, Jr. Fund has announced the leaders of two top staff positions, Jennie Lehua Watson and Cathy Cha. Congratulations from the NCG community! 

January 4, 2017

Four NCG members have announced the California launch of What's Next: Leading a Thriving Transition. The program supports transitions for leaders strategically and personally while helping the organizations prepare for change. 

December 19, 2016

Kaiser Permanente has named Bechara Choucair, MD, MS, as its first ever Chief Community Health Officer. Join us in welcoming him to the NCG community!

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.