The Bay Area Health Funders Group, the California Pan-Ethnic Health Network, and the California HealthCare Foundation hosted an in-depth discussion of the progress we’ve made on health equity policy priorities in 2019, what’s on the horizon for 2020, and how to help communities prepare for the many changes taking place. They explored how philanthropy can respond, and what role it can play in supporting positive policy change.
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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,”...
22 Mar 2017
Areas of Focus
March 22, 2017 - 8:00am to June 16, 2017 - 5:00pm
Leadership for Equity and Opportunity is a learning-in-action program that builds the capacity of a diverse group of community leaders to produce extraordinary results for equitable individual, organizational and community change. Hosted by Rise...
No matter our color, background, zip code or political views, our democracy should work for everyone. Democracy in the United States is premised on the notion that every voter should have the freedom to cast their vote. Through the act of voting we...
Rachael Kagan, a strategic leader with two decades of experience leading communications for California health care organizations, has been named director of communications and public affairs at Blue Shield of California Foundation.
Blue Shield of California Foundation announced today the appointment of Theresa Fay-Bustillos as the organization’s new chief program director. Welcome to the NCG community!
Cristina Huezo is a Director at the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI). As a part of our Member Spotlight Series, Cristina spoke to NCG's Communications Manager, Kayla Ballard about being a Bay Area Native, Run TMC, the CZI Community Fund, and why she...
In the fall of 2007, Northern California Grantmakers (in partnership with Southern California Grantmakers and San Diego Grantmakers) commissioned the Foundation Center to conduct two studies on diversity in philanthropy in California. The first of these studies examined the extent to which grantmaking by large California foundations serves populations of color. Titled Embracing Diversity: Foundation Giving to California’s Communities of Color , this study was released in June 2008. The present study reports findings from a survey that collected baseline data from 115 California foundations on...
In January 2019, Northern California Grantmakers Board of Directors and staff journeyed together to Montgomery and Selma, Alabama. Our point of inspiration was the opening of the National Memorial for Peace and Justice in Montgomery. Our shared...
03 Oct 2019
Areas of Focus
October 3, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
In-person attendance for this event is now at capacity. Please join us via webinar by registering on Zoom. Given the scale of social, economic and environmental crises our communities are facing, it is hopeful to see foundations...
The California Criminal Justice Funders Group Steering Committee is comprised of powerful and dynamic representatives from various local and statewide foundations and philanthropic institutions. Join us in welcoming our newest members, Iris Garcia...
The San Francisco Foundation (SFF) is committed to ensuring that all people in the Bay Area are economically secure, rooted in vibrant communities and civically engaged. We envision a Bay Area where everyone is able to make ends meet and plan for...
NCG member Zellerbach Family Foundation announced last month the appointment of Allison Magee as the foundation’s new Executive Director.
In March of this year, the Chinese American Community Foundation authored a survey to learn about organizational practices regarding executive compensation. The survey is an attemp to zoom in on and look specifically at the trends in organizations serving the Asian American Community.
10 Jun 2021
Areas of Focus
June 10, 2021 - 9:30am to November 16, 2021 - 12:00pm
Anti-Black racism and white supremacy are embedded philanthropy and in our institutions , often invisible to the majority of us, even as we work with intention towards equity and justice. As change agents within philanthropy, we are...
As the movement moment that emerged in 2020 continues to expand in its breadth and importance, the entirety of the philanthropic sector wrestles with a fundamental question: what can we do that will make meaningful change in the conditions that have...
02 May 2017
Areas of Focus
May 2, 2017 -
10:00am to 11:15am
In many states across the U.S., there has been significant progress in criminal justice reform, including on sentencing, parole, and "smart on crime" policies to reduce incarceration rates. New federal policies and proposed legislation have...
13 Dec 2021
December 13, 2021 - 9:00am to December 14, 2021 - 1:30pm
NCG recently announced a partnership with NCFP. Members can now have access to NCFP's webinars and resources at the member rate. You can learn more about it here . NCFP’s Family Philanthropy Racial Justice Symposium is a two-day...
When I joined NCG three and a half years ago, our communications was staffed by a competent and personable team of one. The woman who held the job had a knack for discerning what people wanted and delivering just that thing. This made everyone happy...