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16 Oct 2015
Make It Fair: Policy Change for an Equitable California
October 16, 2015 -
9:00am to 1:00pm
San Francisco Foundation
Make It Fair will convene funders and practitioners who are working on or tracking commercial property tax reform and the need for new public revenue streams in California. This program will deepen a shared understanding of the policy landscape and...
NCG Members Join PropelNext California Partnership
NCG members The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, and the Sobrato Family Foundation join the Weingart Foundation and the Edna McConnell Clark Foundation to pilot the PropelNext California Partnership.
21 Jun 2016
In Response to Orlando: An Emergency Call for California Funders
June 21, 2016 -
3:00pm to 4:15pm
This is a teleconference. After the deadliest mass shooting in our country’s history this past Sunday, June 19 at a nightclub in Orlando frequented by the LGBTQ community, there’s been an outpouring from the philanthropic sector to help with...
31 Jan 2019
The California Movement to End Inequitable Fines and Fees
Areas of Focus
January 31, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
The San Francisco Foundation
Too often, government programs and courts levy burdensome fines and fees on people, partly to generate revenue to balance public budgets. There is often an insidious and unintended impact of this practice– to entrap low-income people in long-term...
California Regionals Oppose Bill on Nonprofit Regulation: Letter
April 20, 2016 Assembly Member Lorena S. Gonzalez, Chair Assembly Committee on Appropriations State Capitol, Room 2114 Sacramento, CA 95814 Subject: Assembly Bill 2855 (Frazier) – OPPOSE AS AMENDED Dear Chairwoman Gonzalez : On...
09 Jul 2020
Justice in Recovery: Building a New Economy for California
July 9, 2020 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
In a matter of weeks, California’s years of record-breaking economic growth were wiped out, and the state now faces a historic recession. Confronting a $54 billion budget deficit, the Governor and Legislature are making hard choices considering cuts...
28 Apr 2020
Supporting California's Small Businesses in Covid-19 Recovery
April 28, 2020 -
3:30pm to 4:30pm
Small businesses are vital to the wellbeing of California, and the impact of Covid-19 on their operations is proving to be devastating for many. While federal and state support has provided critical relief to some businesses, major gaps still exist...
27 Feb 2018
Women's Foundation of California Philanthropy and Public Policy Institute
Areas of Focus
February 27, 2018 (All day)
Imagine the kind of transformative change we could achieve if every philanthropist applied an advocacy lens to their giving. The Women’s Foundation of California is excited to announce that applications are now open for the second annual...
What is at Stake for an Equity Agenda in California’s Recall Election?
California Governor Gavin Newsom was elected in 2018 with 62% of the votes, a victory margin not seen in nearly seven decades. On September 14, 2021, California’s voters will be asked to weigh in on whether or not he should be recalled. The special...
31 Oct 2019
Coming Together for California’s Future: Mobilizing for 2020 and Beyond
Areas of Focus
October 31, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
2020 will be a momentous year for California. From getting out the count for the Census to a statewide effort to enact monumental structural tax reform, funders have a critical role to play in increasing the civic and political power of our state’s...
How Funders Can Engage in California’s Recall Elections
Here are the top 5 ways foundations can engage their grantees and the communities they support around the recalls.
Resources from NCG's Communications Series Pt 2: How Foundations Effectively Work with Media for Social Impact
How Foundations Can Effectively Work With Media for Social Impact is part of NCG's 2012 Communications Series. Developed and presented in partnership with The Communications Network , this series has been designed to both build the capacity of program staff to make effective use of communications strategies and to promote a greater awareness within foundations of how communications contribute to advancement of both program goals and mission.
2019 Communications Cohort - About
The Communications Cohort was created in response to a survey of mid-career communications staff and their supervisors . We discovered that many feel isolated in their roles and eager to build their professional knowledge, skills, and networks. In...
Faculty | 2020 Communications Institute
Take a look at the faculty for the 2020 Communications Institute.
Requirements | 2020 Communications Institute
Cost to Participate Members: $2,500 Nonmembers: $3,000 The five-week virtual institute costs $2,500 for members of NCG, SoCal Grantmakers and Catalyst. Nonmembers can participate in the Institute for $3,000. No...
15 Nov 2018
A Global Perspective on Healing After Trauma: Where Health and Human Rights Meet
November 15, 2018 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
There are a greater number of forcibly displaced people in the world today than at any time since the end of World War II, and the Bay Area has welcomed many of these individuals. Hear from clinicians working directly with Bay Area refugees and...