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04 Jun 2019
June 4, 2019 - 8:30am to June 5, 2019 - 3:00pm
Museum of Jewish Heritage
The theme of The Exchange 2019 is Shaping the Future Together: Philanthropy as Change Capital . During the two days, we will address a range of topics related to this theme, including the future of our democracy, economy, education...
21 Jun 2019
Areas of Focus
June 21, 2019 -
5:30pm to 7:30pm
Oeste Bar & Cafe
Please join EPIP, Northern California Grantmakers, and the Whitman Institute, for our 2 nd annual happy hour to celebrate Get a BEER* and Undo Nonprofit Power Dynamics Day (GBUNPD). Founded by Nonprofit AF’s Vu Le, this is a day “for nonprofit...
Philanthropy supports community and policy partners to change hearts and minds and improve quality of life. The solutions funded can be as diverse as the people innovating them, so a critical step in grantmaking is gaining an understanding of the values and belief systems driving an organization’s work. In a world where a nonprofit “elevator pitch” has become as honed as a startup, due diligence must go beyond verifying tax status to include scrutiny, policies and procedures that screen out hate groups. In particular, we must understand how white nationalist ideology paints itself in terms of...
12 Jan 2021
Areas of Focus
January 12, 2021 -
10:00am to 11:30am
In philanthropy, we sometimes overlook or deprioritize the interpersonal skills required to do this work well. This includes the ability to connecct dots, show up in an emotionally intelligent way, listen actively and empathically, and know when to...
November kicked off with the end of daylight savings time and an election, both of which signify change in our lives. The articles this month lift up questions of power, self-determination, interdependence, and curiosity.
By Alice Y. Hom and Daniel Lau , Northern California Grantmakers Welcome to a fresh list of equity and social justice articles for the new year. We are centering activism and the various roles all people can play in making social...
On March 8, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1 , which is perhaps the most comprehensive political reform proposal in a generation by our elected representatives. The “For the People Act” seeks to restore faith in our republican democracy as a genuinely representative system open to broad participation and protected from corruption and the outsized influence of special interest money. The provisions of the bill would make it easier for people to vote and strengthen campaign finance & ethics laws.
Assessing a nonprofit's financial health is time-consuming and challenging. Which metrics and trends should you focus on and what do they mean? What should you consider when comparing organizations?
Notes from Policy Impacts on Immigrant Health | Bay Area Health Funders Group Meeting
This year, Kate Seely designed NCG's 2015 New Grantmakers Institute, a two-day workshop welcoming people to the field. Hear what attendees had to say.
2020 Census meeting notes, October 9, 2017.
Our nation’s social safety net is at risk, and the effects on our most vulnerable communities could be devastating. In a session on 1/24/18, we heard about critical work that is happening now to save our social safety net, given Arabella Advisors ' recent work with donors and advocates to protect the programs that collectively constitute that safety net using all available tactics and resources.
We're sharing climate justice issues, ranging from climate feminism to health impacts of climate change to accountability of philanthropy to BIPOC climate justice innovators. We hope these articles inspire you to delve in deeply about how you can...
The COVID-19 vaccine will help keep communities healthy and safe and holds promise to bring an end to the pandemic that has had the most severe impacts on Black, Latinx, Indigenous, AAPI, immigrant, and low-income people. Systemic racism created the...
The Social Impact Exchange, a community of funders, advisors, wealth managers, intermediaries, nonprofits and researchers interested in developing practices for funding and implementing large-scale expansions of top-performing nonprofit initiatives...
Ever wish you could provide your grantee with more than just your grant? You can! Providing pro-bono services offers your grantees something just as valuable as grant money—expertise.
06 Feb 2015
February 6, 2015 -
9:00am to 11:30am
Northern California Grantmakers
Connect and network with like-minded individuals around critical health issues that impact the Bay Area including access to healthcare, behavioral health, violence prevention, health in the workforce, and health in diverse populations. Learn about...
One of NCG's valuable membership benefits is that you gain access to NCFP's Family Philanthropy Online Knowledge Center, the world’s premier source of information and inspiration for family philanthropy.