How do we advance racial equity within our companies and in our work? Building on the CEO Blueprint this session will explore the 2.0 version of the Blueprint and the movement to standards.
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11:00am to 11:50am
26 May 2021
May 26, 2021 -
10:00am to 11:00am
REGISTRATION IS CLOSED. In response to the racial reckoning in 2020, foundations have sought many perspectives to learn how they can support racial justice, shift power, and more effectively engage communities in grantmaking decisions. Moving beyond...
24 Aug 2020
August 24, 2020 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Are you interested in applying for the 2020 Racial Equity Action Institute? Join us for an information session to learn more about the program, hear from alumni about their experience, and get your questions answered about participation. ...
Learn more about the goals and outcomes of NCG's Racial Equity Action Institute.
Recently, Dwayne Marsh, CEO of Northern California Grantmakers, and I were reflecting on how many foundations in our memberships are looking to change direction and move toward racial equity. In an ice-bucket-style challenge, Dwayne posted his...
The Philanthropic Initiative for Racial Equity has released an infographic detailing what philanthropy needs to know about prioritizing racial justice and highlighting current practices around racial equity.
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...
09 Sep 2020
September 9, 2020 -
10:00am to 11:30am
In recent years funders have been increasingly coordinating the use of different forms of financial capital and non-financial resources to support enterprises and initiatives working to solve complex social and/or environmental problems, called...
NCG is pleased to announce that Chris Punongbayan has been named Director, Equity and Social Justice.
Today we are announcing that NCG is embracing three areas of focus: Regional Vibrancy and Sustainability, Equity and Social Justice, and one I am honored to steward, Leadership, Culture, and Community.
20 Jun 2019
Areas of Focus
June 20, 2019 -
8:30am to 2:00pm
The California Endowment Center for Healthy Communities
As family philanthropists, we have the unique ability to respond nimbly to community needs and be trusted partners with our nonprofit grantees. Despite these relationships, do we always show up truly listening to what the community wants and needs?...
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...
Across the nation, artistic and cultural practices are helping to define the sustainability of urban, rural, and suburban neighborhoods. In the design of parks and open spaces; the building of public transit, housing, and supermarkets; in plans for addressing needs for community health and healing trauma; communities are embracing arts and culture strategies to help create equitable communities of opportunity where everyone can participate, prosper, and achieve their full potential. And artists are seeing themselves — and being seen by others — as integral community members whose talents,...
13 Nov 2018
November 13, 2018 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
A new generation of California leaders is doing things their way — and, let’s say, they’re not afraid to make waves. Stockton, once the poster child for so much that was wrong in American life, is becoming the first city in America to test a...
13 Oct 2021
October 13, 2021 -
9:00am to 10:15am
NCG recently announced a partnership with NCFP. Members can now have free access to NCFP's webinars and resources. You can learn more about it here . There is an increasing recognition and understanding of the deep-seated...
23 Oct 2020
October 23, 2020 -
11:00am to 12:30pm
In 2016, California became the first state to legalize the sale and distribution of recreational cannabis through Proposition 64. This groundbreaking legislation aimed to heal the Drug Wars’ harmful impacts on communities of color and create revenue...
23 Mar 2020
Areas of Focus
March 23, 2020 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Racial equity, diversity, and inclusion (REDI) are increasingly important topics of discussion in institutions but where to begin and how to start operationalizing REDI can be overwhelming. This program is for you if you are curious about how to...
15 Mar 2018
March 15, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
California is often seen as a national leader on issues of racial equity. The values of inclusion and diversity resonate with the many millions of residents who call California home. However, underneath the surface are troubling, persisting racial...
29 Apr 2019
April 29, 2019 -
1:30pm to 2:30pm
California is poised to see a potentially historic investment from the state in health equity and health care quality, providing millions in funding to tackle disparities in pre-natal and post-partum care, chronic conditions, mental health, and new...
21 Apr 2021
April 21, 2021 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Private funders in the Bay Area and across the nation have long acknowledged the need to increase attention to racial equity. Many funding leaders and organizations have made progress over recent years. Yet Latinx and other nonprofit leaders of...