Founded in 2012, the Bay Area Democracy Funders (BADF) is a network of experts, funders and friends who identify and ... for foundations and individual donors to support a more functional and representative...
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22 Jun 2016
June 22, 2016 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
... thrive, our families and communities prosper. To provide a look at how women are faring across the state, the ... and San Diego Grantmakers are pleased to invite you to a webinar that will discuss the...
... to it. " - Martin Luther King, Jr. I’ve been thinking a lot about leadership these days. Recent events have ... sustain our families and communities. For many, this is a matter of urgent concern. On March...
17 Apr 2014
Areas of Focus
April 17, 2014 (All day) to April 18, 2014 (All day)
California Bar Foundation
The learning curve for new grantmakers is a considerable obstacle on the path to effective grantmaking. ... philanthropy, or interested in sharpening your abilities, NCG 's New Grantmakers Institute: Essential...
... County Natural disasters are the great equalizers, razing a cruel path regardless of income, heritage, or history. When ... of October 8 th over 7,000 residents fled, leaving behind a lifetime of belongings...
Context : The science on childhood adversity has given us a powerful new lens to understand human health and ... sectors, the movement to address it is less coherent. As a funder, staying on top of research and best practice, ... Coordinate with facilitation consultant, Lori Chelius, and NCG staff to execute on Network vision and objectives Provide ...
... financial plans. Budgets and long-range plans can provide a benchmark against which progress toward strategic goals can ...
A nonprofit with adequate financial resources not only raises ... as well as the critical role of another resource key to a nonprofit’s success: its people. We also explored what a successful leadership team looks like and how funders can ...
... an island. What do we mean? Well, I’ll quote an earlier NCG blog post : While individual grantmakers may focus on ... real world where multiple factors often overlap to create a complex and multifaceted social...
A joint project of CompassPoint and the Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund , UnderDeveloped: A National Study of Challenges Facing Nonprofit Fundraising reveals that many nonprofits are stuck in a vicious cycle that threatens their ability to raise the ...
When Grantmakers for Effective Organizations traveled cross-country to meet with funders and nonprofits and learn more about their capacity-building experiences, the effort led to their development of an approach to capacity building that may help grantmakers be better positioned to support nonprofits in achieving lasting impact.
26 Apr 2018
April 26, 2018 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
... Active Voice Lab and Founder of Active Voice. She has been a leader in social justice media strategies for over 20 ... Documentary into production, (Right Here, Right Now, a pilot for one of PBS’ first reality...
This Center for Evaluation Innovation brief explores organizational preparedness and situational suitability for evaluation that supports strategic learning. It also explores how to understand if this type of evaluation is working.
... rights to fund or engage in public policy, join us for a workshop led by an advocacy law expert Sara Matlin ...
Grantmaking includes three primary components: what, who, and how. As grantmakers, most of us pay attention to what we fund—grantmaking strategy and impact—and who we fund—the grantees we support. But what about how we fund? The Grants Managers Network contends that grantmakers should pay equal attention to how grants are made—evaluating and continually improving the practices used to make grants. This report from Grants Managers Network walks funders through the five core questions and presents key concepts for evaluating and measuring the data you already have access to.
Schools and Communities First is a historic effort to reform Proposition 13 and restore over $11 billion a year for services that all Californians rely on like ... reforms rooted in equity and inclusion that can serve as a model for the rest of the country. Change of this ...
... myths about foreign aid, including the argument that it is a waste of taxpayer dollars. How Does Foreign Aid Work ...
Advancing Racial Equity and Transforming Government was a learning session to learn about tackling advancing ... Race & Equity's approach of normalizing racial equity as a key value, operationalizing racial equity via new policies ... from Advancing Racial Equity and Transforming Government: A Learning Session for Funders .....
... to learn more about recovery challenges and opportunities. A recording of the webinar can also be accessed below. ...