How do we advance racial equity within our companies and in our work? Building on the CEO Blueprint this session will explore the 2.0 version of the Blueprint and the movement to standards.
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Yesterday was a blur. Immediately after we finally hit “send” on the announcement of my departure from NCG to become the CEO of Fenway Health in Boston I was besieged with good wishes via email and text and social media. It felt good . But tonight,...
Three weeks ago, the two of us stepped into our new roles as acting Co-CEOs of Northern California Grantmakers. That was the same day the world learned we would need vigorous hand-washing and distance to protect each other and everyone in our...
This month, President and CEO Dwayne S. Marsh has officially taken the reins from Steve Barton and Phuong Quach, senior staff who’ve served as NCG’s interim leaders for the past six months. The three took turns answering questions about the moment...
NCG Member Arabella Advisors announced last week that they hired Sampriti Ganguli as their new Chief Executive Officer.
In the dozens of meetings I have had with NCG members since my arrival, I have been struck by the vehemence with which so many of you have strongly encouraged NCG to assume more of a leadership role in our community, and – to paraphrase many – “to...
We invite you to take a look at our year’s NCG's 2016 Annual (Not)-Report, to spot some great people doing great work.
Magdalena Beltrán-del Olmo created a pioneering multilingual communications program at The California Wellness Foundation and introduced its journalistic storytelling tradition, has announced her retirement.
In this new leadership role at EBCF, Vivian will oversee implementation of EBCF’s programmatic strategy and will serve as a key liaison with public, private, philanthropic, and community leaders.
The California Wellness Foundation has announced two new appointments: Rochelle Witharana as its new Chief Financial Officer, and Amber López Gamble as Director of Grants Management.
Melissa Stafford is the new Executive Director at the Dean and Margaret Lesher Foundation. As a part of our Member Spotlight series, Melissa told us about her experience at our New Grantmakers Institute and the importance of...
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 Akonadi Foundation and its work giving students of color every opportunity to go to college.
Given the scale of social, economic and environmental crises our communities are facing, it is hopeful to see foundations making bold shifts to their grantmaking. Yet funders committed to justice recognize that grant dollars alone are not enough to manifest the kind of transformation needed to create a better future for people experiencing systemic oppression. In recent years, the philanthropic field has begun to reckon with the reality that most foundations’ endowments are invested in ways that are out of alignment with their values, exacerbating the very problems that their grant dollars...
A free first-of-its-kind resource for private foundations (and others who are interested), to host e-trainings and tools related to the basic legal rules for private foundations.
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12 Mar 2018
Areas of Focus
March 12, 2018 - 9:00am to March 14, 2018 - 5:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers and its members join other regional and national grantmaking associations across the country to ensure policymakers in Washington, DC understand the landscapes of the communities we serve.
10 Jun 2021
Areas of Focus
June 10, 2021 - 9:30am to November 16, 2021 - 12:00pm
Anti-Black racism and white supremacy are embedded philanthropy and in our institutions , often invisible to the majority of us, even as we work with intention towards equity and justice. As change agents within philanthropy, we are...
16 Mar 2021
March 16, 2021 (All day) to March 25, 2021 (All day)
We invite you to join us virtually for Foundations on the Hill (FOTH) on March 16-18 and March 23-25, 2021 along with more than 300 philanthropy representatives from around the country. We will meet with our elected officials about...