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08 Apr 2021
April 8, 2021 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Hip Hop is an artistic and cultural force uniquely suited to speak to many of the urgent social issues of our time, from racial and socio-economic equity to women's empowerment and justice reform, to education and the environment. Join moderator...
As we find ourselves in the midst of yet another devastating wildfire season, I want to share the importance of the little-known or often misunderstood community-based network known as the VOAD – Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters. A VOAD,...
Climate change is here to stay. Although what’s needed seems endless as the impacts will worsen in the coming years, I am hopeful. Since joining the sector four years ago, I have seen an increasing number of funders exploring new ways to address...
12 Sep 2022
September 12, 2022 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Gun violence is the leading cause of death of children and teens in the United States , having disproportionately impacted BIPOC communities for generations. For far too long, the emphasis on gun violence reduction has focused on...
A report prepared by JSI Research & Training Institute, titled Integrating Housing Strategies with Health: An Opportunity to Advance Whole-Person Care in California.
27 May 2015
May 27, 2015 -
7:30am to 5:00pm
Join us on for the 2015 NCG Annual Conference as we explore how the philanthropic sector can move discussion of ideas and challenges to developing real-world solutions to cultivate healthier, thriving communities here in northern California.
Beginnings are important experiences; we are excited, fresh, and impressionable. As employers, onboarding is our opportunity to demonstrate what it means to be a part of our community, while inviting new individuals in to join us.
14 Jul 2020
July 14, 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?...
01 Sep 2020
September 1, 2020 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
The number of older adults experiencing homelessness is alarmingly on the rise. At least half of our nation’s unhoused are over the age of 50. In California, older adults are now the fastest-growing segment of the homeless population with annual...
NCG is thrilled to announce that Qurratulain “Q” Sajid (she/they) has joined the team as the Senior Director for Public Affairs. President and CEO Dwayne S. Marsh had a chat with Q about the new role and prioritizing values within our work. Read on...
Instead of relying only on economic analysis, Measure of America’s A Portrait of California uses the human development approach to tell us how people are doing. Three dimensions—a long and healthy life, access to knowledge, and a decent standard of living—are examined in detail and presented along a simple ten-point scale: the American Human Development (HD) Index.
With new online tools popping up all the time, questions like these are becoming more and more frequent. This Alliance for Justice guide helps you navigate the web of rules and regulations to empower your organization to engage in online advocacy!
29 Jul 2020
Areas of Focus
July 29, 2020 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm
We are in a crisis within a crisis. We are facing a pandemic of COVID-19 within systemic racism, which has always been with us. Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities are facing a particular set of experiences in the pandemic that...
We are looking forward to another year together building our community of funders who are dedicated to abolition, healing, and liberation. As a part of our growing commitment to the movement, we’re thrilled to introduce our new Movement Advisors:...
16 Sep 2022
September 16, 2022 -
10:30am to 12:00pm
A recent report, Much Alarm, Less Action , from the Center for Effective Philanthropy found that both foundation and nonprofit leaders believe that climate change will negatively affect their work —no matter the issues they focus on. However, less...
This Nonprofit Finance Fund report focuses on systemic barriers within the arts funding system—as well as the actions and strategies that arts organizations are taking to cope with those barriers, while adapting to a world in artistic flux.
This report provides an overview of the changing demographics of California in relation to census accuracy.