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Monday, February 23, 2015
Two days before the U.S. government launched one of President Obama’s executive actions, a Texas federal judge issued an injunction blocking it and other programs from moving forward across the United States. What's next?
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Breaking out of poverty requires individuals to run a gauntlet of legal obstacles. Access to legal aid and advocacy gives individuals, families and communities the help needed to address the problems that keep them in poverty. Investing in legal aid is one way funders can increase the impact of their grantmaking.
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
The wait is over. You can now register for this year's annual conference. Be sure to register before April 24th to lock in the early-bird price.
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
This month NCG members have the opportunity to hear from 2014 MacArthur genius and work activist Ai-Jen Poo on a transformative leadership process used to develop leadership skills for organizing and building power.
Thursday, January 29, 2015
IssueLab, a service of the Foundation Center, is working with The Atlantic Philanthropies to systematically capture and share lessons learned from the last 15 years of funding in the area of migration and immigration rights. Submit your case studies, lessons learned or evaluations!
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy has put out a call for sessions to be included in their 2015 annual conference in New Orleans. Deadline to submit proposals is February 20th.
Friday, January 16, 2015
Wondering if you have the mad skills needed to make heads or tails of the 2015/2016 California budget? NCG’s annual California Budget Project program is right around the corner. And as usual, we’re bringing together experts to do the deciphering for all of us.
Friday, January 16, 2015
The Communications Network is partnering with the Stanford Social Innovation Review to launch Making Ideas Move, a blog series on the power of communications that will feature a series of thought pieces by leaders whose organizations use communications to make their ideas move.
Tuesday, January 6, 2015

At the end of last year, NCG member Rosenberg Foundation announced that it awarded over $1 million in grants for criminal justice reform in California and the implementation of Proposition 47 (the Safe Neighborhood and Schools Act).

Monday, December 1, 2014
December will be over before you know it. With that in mind, here is all you need to know about NCG programming for the month of December and a sneak peek at the January programs we currently have on our calendar.