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During the Super Bowl City festivities in front of the Ferry Building from January 30 to February 7, event restrictions will be in place on sections of Market Street and The Embarcadero that will have an impact on pedestrians and people who ride...
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 Levi Strauss Foundation and its work to provide low-lost financial services to Latino families in San Francisco's Mission District.
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 James Irvine Foundation and its work in a promising alternative approach to high school that links classroom learning with student interests and job preparation to motivat students and help them gain an advantage in high school, college and careers.
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 Women's Foundation of California and its Women’s Policy Institute (WPI), a nine-month training fellowship in policy advocacy.
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 Sierra Health Foundation and its work helping homeless and foster youth manage and protect their life documents.
Based on the perspectives of more than 200 foundation CEOs, The Future of Foundation Philanthropy: The CEO Perspective captures foundation leaders’ views on challenges and concerns about the changing landscape in which they work and the most pressing issues that will influence foundation philanthropy in the coming years.
In the special report funded by NCG member the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, Foundation Giving for Nonprofit and Philanthropic Infrastructure 2004-2012, Foundation Center presents the first-ever analysis of U.S. foundation support globally for nonprofit and philanthropic infrastructure organizations and services.
Exponent Philanthropy has offered this important benchmarking tool to NCG's members at a 20% discount through the end of the year. They can learn more about the report at here . To receive the discounted price, just need to enter the discount code COLLEAGUE when purchasing. Exponent Philanthropy ’s 2016 Foundation Operations and Management Report is considered the tool for benchmarking by foundations that operate with few or no staff. Based on responses from more than 550 Exponent Philanthropy member foundations, it tells the powerful...
25 Mar 2020
Areas of Focus
March 25, 2020 (All day)
Northern California Grantmakers
This event has been postponed from March 25th to a later date. Please keep an eye out for updates or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for further questions.
NCG member, the Marin Community Foundation, published the letter, California Rising, from it's President & CEO, Dr. Thomas Peters. We whole-heartedly agree!
Earlier this month NCG member the Firelight Foundation announced the launch of Girls Empowered: Stories of Change—a new section of their website—to share their work as part of the Grassroots Girls Initiative, a consortium of six organizations.
In August 2007, Northern California Grantmakers (in partnership with Southern California Grantmakers and San Diego Grantmakers) commissioned the Foundation Center to conduct a series of studies on diversity in philanthropy in California. These studies included: 1) an analysis of the extent to which grantmaking by large California foundations serves populations of color; and 2) a survey of California foundations to collect baseline data on the demographic composition of their boards and staffs and on the types of diversity-related data collection and grantmaking they are involved in. A...
In the time since the 2016 U.S. presidential election, questions have been repeatedly asked about what is changing for foundations and their work in a different political context. How does this shift affect foundations and their areas of focus? Have new challenges or opportunities arisen? Should foundations be making changes in response? Given the volume of questions like these, the Center for Effective Philanthropy decided to survey foundation leaders about their reactions to the shift in presidential administrations, and the degree to which they were making changes as a result. Based on...
Take a gander at Health Affairs Blog on foundation recreations to the 2016 preseidential election. It is just a sampling and is not meant to be comprehensive.
Based on a January 2013 survey of more than five thousand large independent, family, corporate, and community foundations in the U.S., it illustrates the response of over eleven hundred foundations to the question: Does your foundation use social media to advance its mission? There's a lot of info to review here, and we know you'll want to spend some time with it. So, we'll just leave you with five tips (included at the bottom) designed to jump-start your foundation's social media efforts: Follow your grantees and other foundations. Cross-promote your social media presence on you Web site,...