In this first conversation about adaptive leadership, we heard from two seasoned leadership development professionals and philanthropic peers the art of tending to ourselves as a prerequisite for more effective social change. We explored how to cultivate self-awareness, self-regulation, new perspectives, and generative ways of working and working together. To watch a recording of the webinar, please click here .
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California Census 2020 Funders Meeting presentation, February 26, 2018.
The Snapshots of Philanthopy are meant to offer a glimpse into the many ways organized philanthropy is making a difference in our community. This snapshot features NCG member The Women's Foundation of California and its Women’s Policy Institute (WPI), a nine-month training fellowship in policy advocacy.
We are now excited to announce the launch of the California Community-Owned Real Estate (CalCORE) Program – a five-year, state-wide initiative to increase community-controlled and mission-driven real estate for Black communities, Indigenous...
Ableism: a social attitude that having a disability makes someone a less valued member of society. It assumes that the ways able–bodied people live are the best ways to live. In addition to grantmaking, advocacy funders play a critical role in advancing social justice: agenda-setting and shifting narratives. But while more and more disabled people are being included in philanthropy, funders often overlook ableism as an area of structural discrimination, even here in the Bay Area where disability civil rights were born. Because many funders' understanding of ableism continues...
16 Jun 2020
June 16, 2020 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Learn about the power of narrative frames and how to use that power in this time of crisis. This workshop with Trabian Shorters offers an opportunity to explore a new ways to talk about constituents and community, encouraging us to think differently...
12 Jul 2017
Areas of Focus
July 12, 2017 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
ComNetworkSF, a local group of The Communications Network, and Northern California Grantmakers invite you to join Atlantic Media Strategies, the digital consultancy of The Atlantic, for a look at the modern media mindset today. We are in a time of...
Join us in congratulating Jamie Allison-Hope on her appointment as the Walter & Elise Haas Fund's new Executive Director!
Today, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the citizenship question cannot, for now, be added to the 2020 Census. While this is an important step forward, significant challenges remain to ensuring that every person in our community is counted. The Bay...
With a new year, come new changes and new opportunities.
NCG member The California Wellness Foundation announces staff changes.
Members of NCG's Family Philanthropy Exchange met earlier this month to talk abut the grantmaking challenges that "keep them up at night."
What does "on track" look like for young males of color? What are the opportunity gaps they face? These are just some of the questions that foundations who have been working on these issues have been trying to answer and several have refined a way...
That’s right. A peer network for communications staff. In 2015 not only is NCG developing programming specifically for communications staff, we’re hosting quarterly lunch-time salons to provide you with a space to connect with your peers and talk...
FroYo with a CEO is a video interview series featuring NCG’s summer intern Carmen Ross, as she uses the persuasive powers of frozen yogurt to get foundation leaders to open up about their life both in and outside of the office.
09 Apr 2015
April 9, 2015 -
9:00am to 10:30am
What are the critical roles and responsibilities of family foundation board chairs? What are the traps that board chairs can fall into, and how can you avoid them? How can CEOs and board chairs create a mutually respectful and positive long-term...
13 May 2015
May 13, 2015 -
11:30am to 1:30pm
We live in a data-driven world. Join us for this statewide discussion featuring philanthropic leaders in California who are harnessing the power of big data and tech solutions for the greater good.
Senior Vice President Michael Hamill Remaley from Philanthropy New York explains what progress New York is making to support the real-cost trend in his recent blog.
Microsoft announced its $10 million give-back campaign with the launch of Windows 10 last week. Nine global nonprofits have already been chosen and now Microsoft is allowing people to nominate the tenth organization.