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Monday, December 19, 2016 - 9:00am

With the results of the Presidential election comes potential changes in California’s Congressional delegation and multiple state measures. This will alter the impact—for better or worse—of the nonprofit and philanthropic sector. Join a conversation with leaders in health care, immigration, and the environment for a statewide overview of the election's impact.

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 (All day)

Imagine the kind of transformative change we could achieve if every philanthropist applied an advocacy lens to their giving.

The Women’s Foundation of California is excited to announce that applications are now open for the second annual Philanthropy and Public Policy Institute (PPPI). Philanthropy California is a proud partner of the upcoming Institute. 

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 10:00am

California’s record turnout and the big questions decided in this year’s election hold some key signals for philanthropy.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 3:00pm

The National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA) and generative somatics (gs) are thrilled to share a comprehensive report on the impact and effectiveness of NDWA’s SOL (Strategy Organizing Leadership) Initiative, coordinated in collaboration with gs and Social Justice Leadership.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 10:00am

This year’s the Governor’s proposed budget strikes a significantly different tone than those of the last few years. It reflects lower revenues, a $1.6 billion projected shortfall, an expected economic downturn and deep uncertainty about what the federal government will do regarding the Affordable Care Act(ACA) and other federal programs. In fact, the proposal is based on current federal policy and doesn’t account for possible cuts to the estimated $20 billion or more that California relies on for health insurance subsidies and expanded Medi-Cal coverage.

This annual look at the state’s budget with the California Budget and Policy Center (CBPC) Executive Director, Chris Hoene will provide a high-level analysis of the Governor's 2017-18 proposed Budget—especially in light of threats to the ACA and safety net programs and outline the policy choices and outcomes that are likely to emerge in this year's budget deliberations. Following the presentation will be analysis and discussion with nonprofit and policy leaders about the implications of the budget.

Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 12:30pm

With the generous support of the San Francisco Foundation, the California Criminal Justice Funders Group (CCJFG) has researched existing fellowship programs for formerly incarcerated people within

Monday, January 28, 2019 - 10:00am

Please join NCG for our next regional working group meeting related to the 2020 Census.  We will dive into opportunities to ensure alignment across the region and support a fair and accurate count.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 12:00pm

It has been a long road as California prepares for the 2020 Census—from budget delays at the federal level and persistent advocacy for adequate state funding, to the pending inclusion of an unteste