The role of program officer at foundations is an important one — especially to the grantees whose experiences with funders are greatly shaped by their interactions and relationships with their program officers. Yet, relatively little is known about the intricacies of the program officer role. What are program officers’ backgrounds? On which responsibilities do they spend most of their time? How do they think of their relationships with their grantees?
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18 Jun 2015
June 18, 2015 -
9:30am to 11:30am
Northern California Grantmakers
NCG's Arts Loan Fund (ALF) committee is made up of Bay Area funders that are committed to the Arts. The ALF meets several times a year to review loan applications and determine awards to artists and nonprofits that support the Arts in the Bay Area.
NCG Member The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation announced yesterday the appointment of Vidya Krishnamurthy as the Foundation's Director of Communications.
NCG member The Christensen Fund announced the appointment of Dr. Sanjay Kabir Bavikatte as the foundation's next Executive Director. He will take begin with the foundation's headquarters in San Francisco near the end of the year.
Information on a Flexible Housing Subsidy Pool program: A supportive housing rental subsidy program of the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, designed to secure quality affordable housing for DHS patients who are homeless.
This week California Budget & Policy Center released a new report looking at our state’s health care system for children and their families, including both public health care coverage and public health programs.
NCG member the Kenneth Rainin Foundation has announced the addition of Adriana Griñó to their Arts Program team.
Relationships Matter: Program Officers, Grantees, and the Keys to Success sheds light on what constitutes a strong funder–grantee relationship, what nonprofits say it takes for funders to foster such relationships, and the crucial role that program officers play in the equation.
26 Mar 2015
March 26, 2015 -
10:00am to 11:30am
Northern California Grantmakers
Come join Family Philanthropy Exchange (FPE) steering committee and members for a breakfast to reconnect with your peers and hear how to maximize your membership with NCG this year.
NCG is pleased to welcome Nephthali Ramirez as its Programs and Communications Contractor. As a part-time contractor, Nephthali's support to the team comes as NCG is expanding its virtual programming. If you have not already, you will be seeing her...
While the number of people without health insurance has declined dramatically since the Affordable Care Act went into effect, undocumented immigrants continue to be excluded from many health coverage options under this law. Check out UC Berkeley Labor Center's report on providing health care to undocumented residents.
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.
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.
NCG member, The San Francisco Foundation, has announced that Abdi Soltani has joined the Foundation's Board of Trustees. Soltani is the Executive Director of the ACLU of Northern California. He has been appointed to serve a five-...
Last week NCG member The San Francisco Foundation announced Ling Woo Liu as its new Director of Marketing and Communications. Join us in welcoming her to the NCG community!