These are questions we crafted to support meaningful reflection for our group. Prompts for visiting the National Memorial for Peace and Justice and the Legacy Museum: Through which lenses are you observing and making sense of what...
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25 Sep 2019
Areas of Focus
September 25, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:15pm
The #MeToo movement has cast a spotlight on sexual harassment in the workplace. That spotlight is shaping public opinion, which in turn, is influencing the best practices employers follow, as well as the policies they implement. Partially in...
At the 2015 Annual Conference, attendees will have six Morning Breakouts to choose from—each offering an opportunity to investigate how the changes happening in our communities are playing out in a specific issue area. This year's Morning Breakouts...
10 Nov 2015
November 10, 2015 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Join the Legal Services Funders Network (LSFN) as they explore the effects of the proposed cuts to the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.
When we announced a few years ago that NCG would be taking up racial equity as a central part of our work we received praise, and we also encountered some skepticism. Many cautioned us that everyone seemed to be “getting into equity” and that we’d...
We asked NCG's board, staff, and membership to weigh-in on how they're balancing this question. This month we spoke with Reneé Espinoza , Director of Program Strategy, Metta Fund, who shared Metta Fund's work advancing equity in aging and what's...
Last month NCG corporate members had the opportunity to learn more about Shared Value from FSG Managing Director Lalitha Vaidyanathan.
NCG's Nonprofit Displacement Project is happy to spread the news of a potential local investment in permanent homes for nonprofits. Read about the potential space in the article below by J.K. Dineen , a staff writer for the San...
The announcement came as we were pulling into our halfway point: “We’ll be stopping for about 15 minutes. We’ll also be distributing t-shirts, feel free to use this time to change.” Yes, I thought! I had been eyeing the black t-shirts with ‘...
Earlier this year NCG put out a call for PhilTalk proposals. What’s a PhilTalk? A PhilTalk is a 15-minute presentation that explores an idea, solution or approach to a challenge we are confronting in our philanthropic work. Think TedTalk, but for...
Today’s decision by the Supreme Court of the United States granting marriage equality to the LGBTQA community is historic. To honor this moment NCG reached out to a few of our members and staff who have worked for marriage equality and equal rights...
Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy has recognized 25 honorees that represent a diverse group from all across the country, including NCG members!
The recent attack in a nightclub in Orlando that killed 49 and wounded over 50 others – nearly all LGBTQ Latino/a young people – has impacted us deeply. We are left with questions about how to respond, how to heal, and how to support our membership...
Funders have crucial roles to play to support the democratic process by supporting civic efforts to increase voter participation, to stop illegal voter suppression and to promote alternative approaches to financing political campaigns. Learn more.
On Tuesday, Hurricane Matthew swept across Haiti with devastating force, leaving more than 350,000 in need of assistance.
15 Aug 2017
August 15, 2017 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Issues being debated in Washington range from healthcare and immigration to national monuments and LGBT rights, not to mention what (if any) federal monies will come California’s way in infrastructure funds, block grants, and housing. Where should...
With Labor Day behind us, communities across the nation are heading back to school and work. Congress returns to Washington, DC, this week, too. What would members of Congress write in response to that classic first day of school writing assignment...
California has long been home to a special kind of American Dream. People from all walks of life come to our state to find opportunity and prosperity. Since we were granted statehood in 1850 after the Mexican-American War, when the population was...
“How can it be that people still sleep in the streets in the richest nation in the world? Dr. King would hold his head and weep. We need a new paradigm of what is morally/ethically right and wrong."
08 Dec 2020
Areas of Focus
December 8, 2020 -
10:00am to 11:00am
About the Series The Ethos of Being Trust-Based, developed by Trust-Based Philanthropy Project, Philanthropy CA, and Grantmakers for Effective Organizations, is a webinar series dedicated to exploring the fundamental values and dispositions central...