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Most mornings when I wake up these days the same thought immediately fills my brain: “There is so much to DO!” Don’t get me wrong – this has pretty much always been the case. So many of us live full lives, juggling busy work schedules and family...
NCG Member the Community Foundation Santa Cruz County has announced its hire of Susan True as its new CEO. Join us in congratulating her on her new role.
NCG Member Give2Asia's President and CEO Birger Stamperdahl , spoke in a panel discussion at the World Affairs Council event, Rebuilding Nepal . Stamperdahl along with Founder and CEO of Build Change Elizabeth Hausler...
NCG is pleased to announce that Ellen LaPointe has been selected as our new President and CEO. Officially starting in her position on January 1st of 2015, Ellen will work closely with current NCG leadership and the NCG Board over the next few months...
Earlier this month NCG member Cal Humanities announced the hiring of Julie Fry as its new President and CEO effective February 2, 2015. Please join us in welcoming Julie to the NCG community.
27 Jan 2020
Areas of Focus
January 27, 2020 -
2:30pm to 5:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Join us for a conversation with Marcus Walton, GEO’s new President and CEO. Marcus will share his vision for GEO in the coming years and invite your reflections on how GEO can support grantmakers and move the field of philanthropy forward. Recently...
At the end of last year, we announced the departure of Ellen LaPointe as president and CEO of Northern California Grantmakers. When she left the organization on February 28, little did we know how much would change for our organization, our region...
As the movement moment that emerged in 2020 continues to expand in its breadth and importance, the entirety of the philanthropic sector wrestles with a fundamental question: what can we do that will make meaningful change in the conditions that have...
NCG member, the Marin Community Foundation, published the letter, California Rising, from it's President & CEO, Dr. Thomas Peters. We whole-heartedly agree!
10 Apr 2014
April 10, 2014 -
9:00am to 10:30am
NCG Family Philanthropy Exchange and The National Center for Family Philanthropy present the Family Philanthropy Teleconference Series.
21 Jan 2015
January 21, 2015 -
3:00pm to 6:30pm
Public Policy Institute of California
More than a dozen philanthropic institutions in the Bay Area have experienced leadership transitions within the last several years, an unprecedented occurrence. Join us for this lively discussion with new and former CEO’s about leadership, change,...
The Council on Foundations annual conference is coming to town. A few weeks back NCG President and CEO Ellen LaPointe sat down with COF to discuss the new energy and insights to be found in San Francisco.
In 2008, in its quest to improve the effectiveness of its grants portfolio and institutional operations, The California Endowment contracted with Social Policy Research Associates (SPR) to complete an internal assessment of its diversity policies and practices.
NCG is pleased to announce that David Greco has been hired as the organization’s interim President and CEO, starting on January 1, 2014.
The poet John Donne said that “no man is an island,” but is “a piece of the continent” that is mankind. Lately, here at NCG you’ll often hear the phrase “no issue is an island” said with the same intent to underline the connections in our work.
NCG’s board and staff are pleased to announce the conclusion of a rigorous search for the organization’s next president and CEO. From a pool of nearly 90 candidates and many strong contenders, one leader emerged as the consensus choice of board,...
Former CEO of Better Health East Bay, former co-chair of NCG's Bay Area Health Funders Group, and founder of Hickman Strategies LLC, Jim Hickman , has been named CEO and The Center for Youth Wellness. Read the announcement.
Jim Hickman's vision is to help patients who come most frequently to East Bay emergency rooms get access to a wider array of services and community-based providers. Jim shares his unlikely path from Rock The Vote to end-of-life questions and Better...
NCG member the Y & H Soda Foundation recently announced the appointment of William McLeod to its Board of Directors. Mr. McLeod has had a long and distinguished career in Catholic education beginning as a teacher and Vice Principal at San...