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by Victoria Rodarte , Program Associate, Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund Victoria Rodarte_Headshot.jpg A year ago, I was entering my 4th year in philanthropy and still not entirely sure of my...
01 Oct 2015
October 1, 2015 - 9:00am to October 2, 2015 - 4:30pm
The James Irvine Foundation
For new grantmakers it is essential to hit the ground running by equipping themselves with the tools and best practices for making sound funding recommendations. The New Grantmakers Institute is a cost-effective, local option that develops important...
A new type of partnership between the College Futures Foundation and The James Irvine Foundation is making a big impact ensuring every student has a fair shot at opportunity. Hear
19 Apr 2016
April 19, 2016 -
5:30pm to 7:30pm
You're invited to the first Bay Area Health Funders Group Happy Hour! Join us for an evening of networking with fellow peers and meet our rockstar BAHFG Co-Chairs, Shalini Iyer and Jim Hickman who will share the network's two year strategy and...
Find up-to-date information on 2020 criminal justice reform legislation including the California Racial Justice Act and the Family Over Fees Act. You'll also find a breakdown of 2020 ballot measures including cash bail and California voting rights restoration.
09 Mar 2017
Areas of Focus
March 9, 2017 -
9:00am to 11:30am
Northern California Grantmakers
During these uncertain times, funders are exploring new options for advancing their missions. Advocacy is often the most effective--yet misunderstood--strategy in the philanthropy toolbox. To better understand your foundation’s rights to fund or...
As fire season sets in, the stream of well-meaning articles entering our news feed is on the rise. They’re intended to help us make sense of and respond to the threat of wildfire and smoke. What worries me though, is what’s missing from these pithy...
This brief on COVID-19 testing is designed to support philanthropic discussion and aid in the coordination of the sector’s response. Philanthropy California offers a series of policy issues for consideration and action.
This brief on COVID-19 testing is designed to support philanthropic discussion and aid in the coordination of the sector’s response. Philanthropy California offers a series of policy issues for consideration and action. Testing is a critical component in tracking and combating the COVID-19 pandemic. Individuals are asymptomatic for up to 2 weeks post-exposure, which influences their judgment on where and how to interact socially. Many have unwittingly put others at risk through social interaction or through community contact (e.g. spreading the virus to door handles, grab bars, etc.) before...
At age 19, Davonte Johnson is already a five-year veteran of issue-based organizing in Detroit. From the “Fight for $15” to the fights against police brutality and the school-to-prison pipeline, he’s been on the front lines in activating young...
CCJFG Steering Committee members are excited to share the following books and podcasts that have accompanied us as we settle into Spring 2021. The content ranges from writings on indigenous forms of justice and healing to a podcast tracing the...
Last night NCG co-hosted the philanthropy party of the year! With a record number of partner organizations and attendees, the Bay Area Philanthropy Holiday Party is one for the record books. If you missed it, be sure to check out the photos from...
13 Dec 2016
December 13, 2016 -
5:00pm to 7:30pm
111 Minna Gallery
Join your philanthropy crew at the 111 Minna Gallery for the most fun to be had this side of Mardi Gras at our annual holiday party. Get down and celebrate the year's accomplishments with art, music, a photo booth, hors d'oeuvres and drinks.
NCG_2020_Annual_Conference_Logo_RGB_CLOSE CROP.jpg Conference Details When: Wednesday, June 3, 2020 | Where: Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA Sponsorship Opportunities Presenting Sponsor: $20,000...
History is told through multiple, sometimes competing, narratives. Earlier this month, walking through downtown Montgomery, Alabama with folks from NCG, posted plaques told stories in the way official histories often do, highlighting founders and...
This is a governance moment. We can master governing for all people by bringing a racial equity consciousness to every aspect of how government does business. We have an unprecedented opportunity to strengthen our democracy by...
This week, the Council on American-Islamic Relations released a report documenting over a billion dollars directed from philanthropy to anti-Muslim hate groups between 2014 and 2016, the most recent period for which publicly accessible data is...
30 Apr 2021
Areas of Focus
April 30, 2021 -
9:30am to 10:00am
Current conditions continue to place enormous demands on us. Still, we have cause for hope: bold new leadership in many places, budgetary step stones toward a just recovery, and a rising tide of action to disrupt systemic racism. Now, as always, we...