At this program, Shape Up SF Coalition and NCG's Bay Area Health Funders Group came together for a conversation with nonprofits and funders to strategize how San Francisco can be a leader in health equity and healthy eating active living programs by further supporting agencies who will likely be applying for funding through the Sugary Drinks Distributor Tax.
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26 Jun 2019
Areas of Focus
June 26, 2019 -
10:00am to 11:30am
Northern California Grantmakers
As extreme natural events are increasingly affecting our health, livelihoods, and social fabric, how might philanthropic investments be more strategic in building greater community disaster resilience? Since philanthropy cannot do it alone, it...
The EPIP National Advisory Board has launched a search for the next Executive Director of Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.
NCG member the Full Circle Fund announced earlier this month that Tim Smith was named their new Executive Director following the departure of for Full Circle Fund CEO Kiki Mills Johnston who left at the end of 2013.
NCG member the Kenneth Rainin Foundation has appointed Carla Bryant as its new Director, Education Strategy & Ventures. Congrats and welcome to the NCG community, Carla!
The Metta Fund is pleased to announce that Roma Guy and John Woodward have joined the organization’s board of directors.
Blue Shield of California Foundation has announced Annie Z. Wong as its new Director of Finance, Operations, and Grants. Congratulations Annie! Read the announcement below. San Francisco, CA (October 22, 2019) –...
Northern California Grantmakers is pleased to announce that Alice Y. Hom has been named Equity and Social Justice Director. Alice brings an intersectional approach to the world around her and her engagement in philanthropy.
The Libra Foundation is pleased to announce the selection of Crystal Hayling as its new Executive Director. “At this pivotal time in our country’s history, we want to keep pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in social change philanthropy,”...
Northern California Grantmakers is pleased to announce that Alan Kwok has been named Disaster Resilience Director. He brings to the role years of experience in Bay Area disaster response and leadership in the emerging field of community resilience.
NCG member Evelyn & Walter Haas, Jr. Fund has announced the appointment of Julia Ritchie as the interim director of the Flexible Leadership Awards program.
Frances Phillips is the Program Director of the Arts and the Creative Work Fund at the Walter & Elise Haas Fund and a member of NCG's Book Club. As a part of our Member Spotlight series, Frances told us a little about herself, what and how to...
The joint Boards of Directors of AIDS Emergency Fund (AEF) and Breast Cancer Emergency Fund (BCEF) have announced the appointment of NCG Board Member Sandra Y. Nathan as Executive Director.
Northern California Grantmakers is pleased to announce that Sara Davis, Director of Grants Management at The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, and Sandra Nathan, the Vice President of Grants and Loans at the Marin Community Foundation, are...
NCG member the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation announced yesterday that Emiko Ono has been named the new Program Director of its Performing Arts Program. Emiko has been a sharp and engaging member of NCG's Arts Loan Fund...
NCG is pleased to share that David Greco, NCG's former Interim President and CEO, is moving back to the Bay Area for his new role as All Stars Helping Kids ' Executive Director. Read David's welcome message here and read the announcement.
The California Wellness Foundation has announced two new appointments: Rochelle Witharana as its new Chief Financial Officer, and Amber López Gamble as Director of Grants Management.
This study comissioned by the D5 Coalition provides a holistic, in-depth picture of the career experiences of 43 philanthropic professionals of color ranging from Program Officers to CEOs working in a diverse array of foundations.
30 Jul 2019
July 30, 2019 -
9:30am to 11:30am
Northern California Grantmakers
What is the highest and best role for philanthropy? And how can the Council on Foundations support its members and the field to be a strong and trusted partner in advancing the common good? You are invited to join Kathleen Enright, president and CEO...
On September 25th, the Funder Network on Trauma & Resilience hosted a forum to discuss successes and challenges in measuring the effectiveness of different approaches to addressing trauma and building resilience, across a variety of practice settings. Through panel and group discussion, attendees had a chance to reflect on a common question in this space: how do we define success in addressing childhood adversity, and what might success look like?