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Find out who you'll get to see at this year's Corporate Philanthropy Institute, Be Courageous on December 1st.
Here are the top 5 ways foundations can engage their grantees and the communities they support around the recalls.
Last week NCG member the Stuart Foundation announced the retirement of its long-serving President, Christy Pichel . "Over the years as President, Christy has represented the Foundation through her service to several philanthropic...
This year NCG is giving its Annual Meeting a bit of a makeover.
The second webinar in the Glasspockets Webinar Series focused on how social sector research can help foundnations fulfill its mission and amplify the impact of the knowledge grantmakers create, fund, and produce.
With January now behind us, surely we’ve all caught up on the e-mail that was waiting for us after the winter holiday. And just in case some items fell below your radar, here’s a round up of NCG members who were recently in the news and making some...
NCG members The California Endowment, The James Irvine Foundation and The Marguerite Casey Foundation are partnering to help provide humanitarian relief to immigrant children at the border fleeing extreme hardship and life-threatening violence in...
Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy has put out a call for sessions to be included in their 2015 annual conference in New Orleans. Deadline to submit proposals is February 20th.
IssueLab, a service of the Foundation Center, is working with The Atlantic Philanthropies to systematically capture and share lessons learned from the last 15 years of funding in the area of migration and immigration rights. Submit your case studies...
This past Monday NCG co-hosted a program on immigration relief and Bay Area communities. Among featured speakers was Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas. Not able to attend? Here's a recap of the of what all the speakers had to say...
NCG member Evelyn & Walter Haas, Jr. Fund has announced the appointment of Julia Ritchie as the interim director of the Flexible Leadership Awards program.
Congratulations to NCG member Claire Solot, Managing Director of the Bigglesworth Family Foundation who was honored at OneJustice network’s annual Opening Doors to Justice awards reception.
The explosion of racial injustice back into the public consciousness interconnecting Oakland, New York, Ferguson and many point between has re-energized conversations about race, equity and institutional change. Today, funders have an opportunity to...
When was the last time you saw a room full of philanthropy professionals leap to their feet in applause? Watch Youth Speaks Poet Tassiana as she rallied the Northern California Grantmakers community to a standing ovation at our sold-out annual...
21 Jul 2016
July 21, 2016 -
8:30am to 12:30pm
Northern California Grantmakers
In this workshop, we’ll talk about the ins and outs of doing program work and being an exceptional program staff – everything from the intangibles such as building trust and relationships, to building a budget with nonprofit partners who are well on...
While giving days have raised millions of dollars for local causes across the country, a new Knight Foundation report examines their impact on the community foundations that organize them. Giving days, the report found, help community foundations raise their profile, gain digital skills and become information hubs for their communities.
In a letter to members released this week, Northern California Grantmakers President and CEO Ellen LaPointe announced that NCG will be focusing its strategic efforts in three key areas moving forward.
It’s virtually impossible to operate as an ally and partner to nonprofits if you are working inside a foundation whose values and culture run counter to that spirit. Culture matters -- and it’s complex. This brand new resource that offers insight into the opportunities where we can strengthen and improve our organizations’ culture.