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For more than a decade, Northern California Grantmakers has partnered with the California Budget Project to inform members about the annual budgets that impact underserved communities and grantees they serve.

The Opportunity Agenda, launched in 2006 with the mission of building the national will to expand opportunity in America, created the Vision, Values and Voice toolkit to help social justice communications campaigns tap into the comic book superhero zeitgeist to advance its messaging.

This Foundation Review article explores the multiple approaches that foundations can use to advance racial equity, focusing on a specific set of approaches used by the Minnesota-based Northwest Are

On May 10th Northern California Grantmakers, San Diego Grantmakers and Southern California Grantmakers—and the California Association of Nonprofits (CalNonprofits) presented a special statewide webinar briefing on this emerging trend in social innovation.

Storytelling is a fundamental part of culture and happens to be one of the best ways to teach, persuade, and even understand ourselves.

In this video The Philanthropic Initiative explores the challenging question, "Public Policy, Politics and Philanthropy - How Close to the Chasm Can One Go?"

This Nonprofit Quarterly article makes the case for foundations focusing on public policy at a state, rather than federal, level.

The Snapshots of Philanthopy are meant to offer a glimpse into the many ways organized philanthropy is making a difference in our community.

This video produced by Public Knowledge explains why discrimination on the Internet is a problem and will continue to be as long as net neutrality rules are not enforced.

Don't know what Net Neutrality is? Here are a few infographics to illustrate the subject.