In the special report funded by NCG member the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, Foundation Giving for Nonprofit and Philanthropic Infrastructure 2004-2012, Foundation Center presents the first-ever analysis of U.S. foundation support globally for nonprofit and philanthropic infrastructure organizations and services.
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18 Apr 2016
April 18, 2016 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
The Real Cost Project explores what it might take for funders to adopt grantmaking practices that take into account what it really costs for nonprofits to deliver outcomes. On April 18, foundation CEOs, executive directors, and board members will...
The role of program officer at foundations is an important one — especially to the grantees whose experiences with funders are greatly shaped by their interactions and relationships with their program officers. Yet, relatively little is known about the intricacies of the program officer role. What are program officers’ backgrounds? On which responsibilities do they spend most of their time? How do they think of their relationships with their grantees?
13 Sep 2017
Areas of Focus
September 13, 2017 -
10:00am to 1:00pm
Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund
Last week’s drastic changes in federal immigration policy related to the elimination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, will have deep impacts in California. Research indicates that California is the state with the most...
What motivates newly wealthy individuals and families to give? What barriers do they face in their giving? And how can we help these donors give more, more intentionally and effectively? In the new report, “ The Giving Journey: Guiding New Donors to Actualized Philanthropy ,” Open Impact examined these questions critical to understanding and amplifying individual giving.
Last fall, NCG kicked off an exploration of the end-of-life care field. We wanted to see how we in philanthropy might be able to dig deeper on this issue that will inevitably impact every single one of us. Our goal is to uncover where there could be...
... to build working relationships with policymakers and other community leaders, the philanthropic sector must do a better ... the powerful impact and unique value the philanthropic community brings to this...
13 May 2014
May 13, 2014 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers Office
... on how to become more deeply engaged in our philanthropic community . We will also share our organizational updates with ... very useful if you or your organization has joined the NCG community within the past...
NCG member Cal Humanities announces the launch of War Come Home, a multi-year initiative focused on the experience of veterans returning from war.
... connections keep you informed about local conditions and community needs during a disaster or community crisis, and emergency response officials often ...
12 Feb 2018
February 12, 2018 -
8:00am to 4:00pm
Mission Bay Conference Center at UCSF
... Northern California Grantmakers and the Silicon Valley Community Foundation . See what’s in store on our ... and celebration centered on elevating our regional community impact across the world. Sponsorship...
18 Apr 2018
Areas of Focus
April 18, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
CEL Education Fund
... arts and culture sector, and as a leadership coach in the community . Most recently, she served as executive director ... director. Most recently, Maisha served as the Community Programs Director at EastSide...
Latino Community Foundation and the National Association of Latino ... for policymakers, the philanthropic sector, and community organizations that can significantly improve the ...
25 Feb 2020
February 25, 2020 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm
... to celebrate Ellen LaPointe and her contributions to NCG's community as she heads into her next adventure leading ... your spot! Target Audience This gathering is open to the community . RSVP Farewell to...
... is a practice that can transform a relationship, a community, a culture, even a country. She will share how this ... our relationship with grantees, partners, and within our community. In our current global health crisis, how might ...
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2:00pm to 2:40pm
The importance of investing in children is something that resounds deeply in each of us. Health funders are gathering this month for a special film that’s inviting people to think in new ways about health equity. California Newsreel’s film, ...
This Nonprofit Quarterly article makes the case for foundations focusing on public policy at a state, rather than federal, level. "Like Robert Frost nearly a century ago, today’s foundation leaders stand where two roads diverge. They can continue down the usual road of fixating solely on federal policy debates, such as the one over the charitable deduction. Or they can take the road “less traveled by” to where the real action is: the states. If they choose the latter, then years from now they too can look back with Frost’s sigh of satisfaction because that choice will have “made all the...
The Bay Area Environmental Education Funders Collaborative (EEFC) multiplies the impact that funders can make on the next generation of environmental stewards. We accomplish this by sharing knowledge, pooling funds, and sponsoring formal convenings...
... playbook outlines ways we can work together to help our community can stay rooted, ensure equitable access to quality ... residents or inviting our Human Services, Housing & Community Development, and Economic & Workforce Development ...
... stories about news-making people and institutions in our community , resources to help us do our work better, and ...