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This report documents the impacts and lessons from a two-year transformative leadership and movement building program to strengthen the domestic worker movement.
Thank you for joining us for the 2019 New Grantmakers Institute | Grantmaking in the 21st Century!
Despite the recovery of the American economy and national unemployment rates at their lowest levels in years, millions of people who are willing and able to work are excluded from that prosperity. To address the inefficiencies and challenges of entry into today’s workforce for young people and adults overcoming barriers like incarceration or homelessness, a unique partnership that was forged in Los Angeles is being replicated in the Bay Area. The Los Angeles Regional Initiative for Social Enterprise or LA: Rise bridges the gaps in service between local social enterprises,...
The Competitive Advantage of Racial Equity , a report from FSG and PolicyLink, highlights examples from 12 leading companies such as Gap Inc., PayPal, and Cigna, who are driving innovation and growth by advancing racial equity.
2014 CPI prepare CSR and corporate philanthropy practitioners to meet the changing expectations and anticipate future demands for corporate citizenship. The agenda was designed for professionals that are looking for forward-thinking ideas to help them create meaningful impact in the world --now and in the future.
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24 Oct 2019
Areas of Focus
October 24, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Currently, one in five seniors in California is living at or below poverty – the highest rate in the country. With the demographic changes underway in the State, the challenges of senior poverty are likely to increase even if this rate remains...
17 Nov 2016
November 17, 2016 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm
Schmidt Family Foundation
The Communications Network and Northern California Grantmakers invite you to the kick-off of ComNetwork San Francisco. The Communications Network is made up of people working in foundations, at nonprofits, and as consultants – all with the goal of...
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24 Jan 2023
Areas of Focus
January 24, 2023 - 9:30am to February 2, 2023 - 12:00pm
About the Series Anti-Black racism and white supremacy are embedded in 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...
Many Voices, One Goal: How an Informal Foundation Collaboration Helped Make California History is a new report produced by NCG members The Stuart Foundation and the Silver Giving Foundation on their collaborative work to influence education financing policy in California.
The #MeToo and #TimesUp movements have set change in motion across American society, from popular culture to the halls of Congress. But is philanthropy listening? And is philanthropy part of the problem? At the root of the sexual violence #MeToo addresses, and the workplace misconduct #TimesUp addresses, is misuse of power. Money, race, gender, and other factors cause breakdowns in how we communicate with each other. At this program, panelists offered up their own paths to discovering built-in systems that get in the way of righting power dynamics and the corrections they made (or want to...
This year’s the Governor’s proposed budget presents a significantly different tone than those of the last few years. It reflects lower revenues, a $1.6 billion projected shortfall, an expected economic downturn and deep uncertainty about what the federal government will do regarding the Affordable Care Act(ACA) and other federal programs. In fact, the proposal is based on current federal policy and doesn’t account for possible cuts to the estimated $20 billion or more that California relies on for health insurance subsidies and expanded Medi-Cal coverage.
The changing demographics and political attitudes of the Central Valley - a traditionally conservative region of California - demand new strategies for community and civic engagement. To understand the shift in the region and how it is becoming more purple, look no further than the recent mid-term elections. In the race for the 10th congressional district, covering Stanislaus and portions of San Joaquin County, the election was undecided for a week and, at its closest margin, only 1,300 votes separated incumbent Republican Jeff Denham and eventual winner Democrat Josh Harder. A huge...
In a time when so much that is dear to me feels besieged, I am working to find my footing, lead with my values and use my privilege wisely and with courage. In my conversations with NCG members, I know I am not alone.
The National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA) and generative somatics (gs) shared a comprehensive report and findings on the impact and effectiveness of NDWA’s SOL (Strategy Organizing Leadership) Initiative, coordinated in collaboration with gs and Social Justice Leadership.
The California Criminal Justice Funders Group is pleased to share our first-of-its-kind report “Funding the Future: Fellowships for Formerly-Incarcerated People in California.”
This Member-Initiated Briefing emerging field of Children’s Savings Accounts, long-term savings accounts set up for children as early as birth, to help families pay for the cost of post-secondary education.