The National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA) and generative somatics (gs) shared a comprehensive report and findings on the impact and effectiveness of NDWA’s SOL (Strategy Organizing Leadership) Initiative, coordinated in collaboration with gs and Social Justice Leadership.
This GrantCraft guide tackles many topics, including investment approaches, appraisal of funding opportunities from the standpoints of opportunity assessment and funder capacity, funder-grantee power dynamics, and assessing impact.
In this session you learned how to evaluate your grantee's current financial health. This training also helped to develop a comprehensive picture of your grantee's financial performance to better assist in times of a grantee's growth or crisis phase.
NCRP article describes the practices the Evelyn & Walter Haas, Jr. Fund implemented to support the California's immigrants rights movement. Over time, the foundation has come to recognize the value of enabling groups on the ground to decide strategy – supported not just by its grantmaking but also by its convening power.
A Life Course Framework for Improving the Lives of Boys and Young Men of Color provides a way to think about and conceptualize positive outcomes for this population of young men . This framework has been developed to offer foundations the ability to take the types of bold, targeted, thoughtful action required across every system that touches the lives of these children and youth from education to work to health to justice.
Many Voices, One Goal: How an Informal Foundation Collaboration Helped Make California History is a new report produced by NCG members The Stuart Foundation and the Silver Giving Foundation on their collaborative work to influence education financing policy in California.
Instead of relying only on economic analysis, Measure of America’s A Portrait of California uses the human development approach to tell us how people are doing. Three dimensions—a long and healthy life, access to knowledge, and a decent standard of living—are examined in detail and presented along a simple ten-point scale: the American Human Development (HD) Index.
Using the lens of Loma Prieta, Napa, Katrina, Sandy and other disasters this program explored the role of philanthropy and nonprofits in preparing for, responding to, and mitigating disasters and how we can help communities get back to "normal."
This new FSG brief asks civil society organizations to challenge the assumptions behind traditional evaluation models as they take steps toward evaluating complex initiatives and initiatives in complex environments.
2014 CPI prepare CSR and corporate philanthropy practitioners to meet the changing expectations and anticipate future demands for corporate citizenship. The agenda was designed for professionals that are looking for forward-thinking ideas to help them create meaningful impact in the world --now and in the future.
Presentations regarding the displacement of nonprofit organizations resulting from the effects of rising rents in San Francisco and an exploration of the strategies being implemented by the City in partnership with foundations
The Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy (CECP) has released its Giving Around the Globe: 2014 Edition, the leading source for guidance on the global expansion of corporate community engagement.
To help us understand whether we are making progress in supporting nonprofits in ways that allow them to be successful, Grantmakers for Effective Organizations conducts field research to track trends in grantmaker practice. GEO’s 2014 study highlights some important shifts in how grantmakers support nonprofit results, but also reveals where we’re falling short.
This interactive briefing, co-sponsored by Northern California Grantmakers and Bay Area Justice Funders Network, provided a three-way look at how the leadership bench is being built. Research from Rusty Stahl of Talent Philanthropy and Margi Clarke of RoadMap Consulting grounded our conversation as we examined how funders support and build internal benches of leadership within social justice organizations, as well as looked at what organizations are doing internally to sustain themselves for the long haul.
This new D5 report confirms that foundations can, in fact, facilitate diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) through their grantmaking processes and their partnerships with nonprofits—and identifies eight specific practices for foundations to emulate.
This NCG signature skill-building workshop, taught by NCG Interim President and CEO David Greco, was designed for foundation staff interested in honing their financial assessment skills for better understanding of nonprofit financial health.
This Nonprofit Finance Fund report focuses on systemic barriers within the arts funding system—as well as the actions and strategies that arts organizations are taking to cope with those barriers, while adapting to a world in artistic flux.