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August 23, 2017

"...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

August 16, 2017

Krista Washington recently joined the East Bay Community Foundation as Senior Communications Officer. Join us in welcoming Krista to the NCG community!

August 3, 2017

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.

August 3, 2017

Northern California Grantmakers joins with The San Francisco Arts Commission and the arts community to mourn the unexpected death of Ebony McKinney. 

July 28, 2017

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! 

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.