When I started at NCG early in 2015 I spent a lot of time listening. Like, a LOT. During close to 200 meetings in my first year, I sought to learn what was strong about our work, what members of our community wanted more (and less) of from NCG, and – perhaps most importantly – what folks needed to increase their impact and to remain connected to their sense of purpose, their agency, and their community of colleagues. The guidance I received was remarkable in its continuity – and in its vehemence.
A virtual convening featuring Governor Gavin Newsom in conversation with state water leaders.
With more than 30 new state legislators taking office in Sacramento, a $25 billion budget shortfall projected by the Governor, and the looming threat of recession, 2023 presents significant changes and challenges for those of us in the charitable sector working to support vulnerable Californians throughout the state.
NCG member the Kenneth Rainin Foundation has promoted Adriana Griñó from Arts Program Associate to Arts Program Officer. Congratulations Adriana!As the Program Officer for the Rainin Foundation’s Arts Program, Adriana supports the Director of Arts Strategy & Ventures with Grantmaking activities, and developing and implementing new initiatives.
This anthology archives and documents the cultural memory of health, healing, care and safety practices led by BIPOC, Queer, Trans, migrant, femme, women, sick and disabled communities; and frames these practices as both an organizing and bridge building tool. Page, Woodland and their collaborators demonstrate the connection between healing justice and abolition—in order to build a world without prisons, policing, and criminalization, we need to develop (and fund) long-term infrastructure for health, healing and collective care and safety led by the community.
In times of uncertainty, it’s more important than ever for funders to be aware of their grantees’ financial health. The IRS Form 990 is a useful tool to help ensure your organization is meeting not-for-profit requirements and can provide insight into potential upcoming opportunities and challenges.
The IRS Form 990 is a complex, comprehensive document — and a useful tool for confirming an organization is meeting its not-for-profit requirements. It can also provide insight into important opportunities and help reveal information related to your organization’s financial health.