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December will be over before you know it. With that in mind, here is all you need to know about NCG programming for the month of December and a sneak peek at the January programs we currently have on our calendar.
NCG staff is excited to kick of 2015. We hope you'll make the most of it and also make the most of your NCG membership. Need some ideas for how to maximize your NCG benefits. Look no further!
29 Jul 2015
July 29, 2015 -
7:00pm to 9:30pm
Berkeley Rep-Roda Theatre
In her latest presentation, Notes From the Field: Doing Time in Education, Anna Deavere Smith turns her attention to “the school-to-prison pipeline.” Her new piece delves into this issue through performance of striking portraits culled from...
Have you registered for this year’s Corporate Philanthropy Institute? What are you waiting for? The conference is taking place September 21, 2015 and Early Bird registration ends this Friday, July 17th.
Judy Belk, President and CEO of The California Wellness Foundation, is a seasoned leader with more than 25 years of senior management experience in philanthropic, government, nonprofit and corporate sectors. On August 16th, the LA Times published...
NCG member, The Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund, announced that its President and Trustee Ira Hirschfield will be stepping down in December 2016. Ira leaves a legacy of a historic win for marriage-equality among his many other accomplishments with...
02 Aug 2016
August 2, 2016 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
As we head into the final stretch of the 2016 presidential election, how can grantmakers boost participation in the political process through voter engagement? What is our role in restoring the core values of American democracy? Does having an...
Judy Belk is the President and CEO of The California Wellness Foundation. Below is her opinion essay featured in today's USA Today encouraging all Americans, especially communities of color, to vote.
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's board member Roger Doughty, President of the Horizons Foundation, is speaking at our upcoming program, on Wednesday, February 22, 2017. He will be joined by three other speakers to dive into local funding landscapes while considering how...
By Larry Kramer | History is replete with examples of societies that vanished when the local climate changed. But the threat we face from climate change today is much greater than that, because it’s not local, it’s global. Human activity is changing...
Leave it to John Oliver to humorously straighten out the twisted world of gerrymandering. “Everyone’s voice should count, Everyone should have an equal chance to make a bad decision that [expletive]s it up for everyone else. Election results should...
In March 2015, lightning struck. For six months, I’d been looking for new ways to help the nonprofits we serve get to the next level.
Rajni Dronamraju is the Senior Manager, Charitable Giving at Genentech. As a part of our Member Spotlight Series, Rajni told us about her passion project, and why she's interested in learning from her funder peers in our community.
Our Q&A features Mary Mazzoni, one of our panelists. Mazzoni is a freelance environmental journalist who reports on the role of business in protecting the environment and fostering equality around the world. Here, she explains how the SDGs came...
21 May 2019
Areas of Focus
May 21, 2019 - 1:00pm to May 22, 2019 - 5:00pm
Join Ellen and the NCG team as we embark on a day of learning, policy, and community – with lots of laughter sprinkled in – at our state capitol. We invite you to be a part of our delegation as we educate lawmakers about the issues most important to...
When NCG stepped into the policy space two years ago, our goal was to bring a powerful tool to advance change to the complex issues facing our diverse and rapidly-changing region. Guided by our policy agenda, NCG’s policy work has focused on...
Northern California Grantmakers members are grappling with complex issues in a diverse and rapidly-changing region. We recognize that policy is a powerful tool to advance significant and sustained change and improve outcomes. We believe we have a...
Sessions for the 2020 Rising Leaders Cohort.