Public Policy News
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.
Sunday, October 12, 2014
Nonprofit leaders are integral to their organization's success and insuring the pipeline of talent to sustain social change is critical to the sector.
Monday, September 8, 2014
This program will highlight how the Levi Strauss Foundation is partnering with pioneering nonprofit leaders to embrace technology and breakthrough forms of collaboration. Participants will learn how the Foundation approaches leadership capacity building through movement building.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
NCG members The California Endowment, The James Irvine Foundation and The Marguerite Casey Foundation are partnering to help provide humanitarian relief to immigrant children at the border fleeing extreme hardship and life-threatening violence in Central America.
Monday, November 21, 2011
A Conversation With Van Jones: Understanding Movement Building–The Tea Party, Occupy Wall Street and Philanthropy
Last month NCG was excited to partner with the Mitchell Kapor Foundation to present Van Jones. Van discussed Occupy Wall Street, Philanthropy and other political movements at work in our country today.
Tuesday, November 29, 2011
NCG Interviews Nayantara Mehta About Upcoming Program on Funding Progressive Groups: Managing the Risk
NCG interviews Alliance for Justice Senior Counsel Nayantara Mehta on a program designed to help funders and social justice organizations manage "sting" operations, attacks on their organization, and the potential media firestorms that follow.