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08 May 2020
May 8, 2020 -
12:30pm to 1:30pm
For many kids, home is not a safe place. School closures and the statewide shelter in place order, combined with health fears, massive layoffs, and economic uncertainty has resulted in increased stress for families and fewer eyes on children...
01 Jul 2020
Areas of Focus
July 1, 2020 -
10:00am to 11:30am
The longstanding mental health crisis in our schools has deep roots in systemic trauma and inequities that disproportionately impact BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) students. This crisis is even more acute as the health and economic...
15 Jul 2021
July 15, 2021 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm
This past year, California encountered its most challenging period in recent history. The pandemic exposed systemic barriers that have long been neglected across health, housing, and the workforce while also illustrating the impact that structural...
Find out who you'll get to see at this year's Corporate Philanthropy Institute, Be Courageous on December 1st.
The impact of the COVID-19 outbreak is far reaching, including major implications for non-profits and the communities that they serve. Philanthropy has an important role to play in supporting their non-profit partners during this challenging time in which there will be an increase in demand for their services. Since March 16th, NCG has been hosting funders coordination meetings (via Zoom) every Monday from 11:00 am - 12:00 noon. During these calls, participants will heard from other local funders on what they see their role is and share about specific needs they are hearing about in the...
This Migration Policy Institute report examines the educational experiences and outcomes of first- and second-generation immigrant youth ages 16 to 26 across California’s educational institutions, encompassing secondary schools, adult education, and post-secondary education.
In a March 15th program, we hosted a discussion with Resilient by Design Bay Area Challenge about the role the philanthropy community can play in strengthening our region’s resilience to the effects of climate change, while addressing urgent regional concerns related to displacement, income inequality and more.
What does it take for a nonprofit to move from surviving to thriving? And, what kind of support can funders provide to meaningfully shift the trajectory of an organization? To most effectively deploy game-changing grants (capacity, operating, and infusions of capital – alongside project and program grants) funders must understand the intersection of strategy, financial health, and the needs of the whole enterprise. In our fourth and final Financial Management session with FMA on June 5, 2018, we explored several foundation approaches to leveraging the right kinds of grants at the right times.
NCG member the May and Stanley Smith Charitable Trust has announced Kelly Kent as its new Program Officer. Congratulations and welcome to the NCG community!
04 Aug 2020
August 4, 2020 -
12:30pm to 2:00pm
About this Series Western landscapes have always burned and always will. The more we suppress fire and change the climate, the more catastrophic wildfires become. How can we make communities and wild lands more resilient in the age of megafire?...
08 Feb 2022
February 8, 2022 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm
The Build Back Better Act has the potential to help the nation grow, as framed by the White House, “from the bottom and middle-out" by providing families with funding for childcare, expanding access to affordable housing, education, and health care...
07 Feb 2019
February 7, 2019 -
9:00am to 12:00pm
Sobrato Center for Nonprofits
Please join NCG and Thrive, the Alliance of Nonprofits for San Mateo County, for a joint nonprofit and funder briefing to share the findings from the Silicon Valley Nonprofit Space and Facilities Report and discuss their implications for our...
26 Jun 2018
June 26, 2018 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Northern California Grantmakers
A new policy change is coming in under the radar with the potential to affect immigrants in a way that would be more dramatic than the ban for Muslims entering the country and ending DACA for young people. Given the breadth and scope of this...
25 Sep 2020
September 25, 2020 -
9:30am to 10:30am
The State of California recently launched Project Homekey as the State’s next phase of response to protect Californians experiencing homeless from COVID-19. This effort leverages $600 million in CARES Act funding to support counties in acquiring and...
01 Mar 2021
March 1, 2021 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
The COVID-19 vaccine will help keep communities healthy and safe and holds promise to bring an end to the pandemic that has had the most severe impacts on Black, Latinx, Indigenous, immigrant, and low-income people. Structural racism created the...
11 Feb 2020
Areas of Focus
February 11, 2020 -
3:00pm to 6:00pm
With income insecurity and economic inequity at historic highs funders, practitioners and policy advocates are working harder than ever to understand and address the root causes of family economic insecurity. The film explores the systemic and...
On October 16th, The San Francisco Foundation (TSFF)’s Public Policy Program Team hosted a convening called Make it Fair: Policy Change for an Equitable California. The event brought together funders and practitioners working on or tracking commercial property tax reform and the need for new public revenue streams in California.
This report by BMAfunders (Black Male Achievement), a project of the Open Society Foundations and the Foundation Center is more than your typical philanthropic research analysis.