The United States Census is conducted every 10 years in accordance with the U.S. Constitution. It is the most expansive peacetime exercise of the federal government as it aims to count every single resident living in the entire country. A fair and accurate census is essential to numerous aspects of civic life, from allocation of billions of dollars in federal funds to political representation at all levels of government. Unfortunately, history has repeatedly shown that certain groups – including people of color, immigrants, low-income communities, and children – are statistically more likely...
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On October 17th, we were joined by over 150 participants on our funder call with leaders of local community foundations and disaster experts located in the areas most affected by recent Northern California wildfires. We heard a firsthand report of the situation, and learned what funders, nonprofits, and government are doing to assist at this stage of the emergency.
17 Jan 2019
January 17, 2019 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
A partial government shutdown has stretched on for nearly three weeks over President Trump’s demand for funding for his signature campaign pledge: a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. Meanwhile, immigrant and refugee communities across the country...
We are now excited to announce the launch of the California Community-Owned Real Estate (CalCORE) Program – a five-year, state-wide initiative to increase community-controlled and mission-driven real estate for Black communities, Indigenous...
08 Apr 2014
April 8, 2014 -
9:00am to 4:30pm
For our inaugural Annual Conference we are pleased to feature two thought-provoking and engaging speakers: Former U.S. Secretary of Labor Robert B. Reich and Rebuild the Dream President Van Jones. Both speakers will address how the issue of income...
29 Apr 2020
April 29, 2020 -
2:00pm to 4:30pm
As of April 14th, according to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, there are 57 incarcerated individuals and 78 CDCR prison staff who have tested positive for COVID-19.
Here in the Bay Area we have a large and diverse Asian American and Pacific Islander Community—Asian Americans make up 24% of the Bay Area population vs. less than 6% nationwide. It’s hard to imagine this cultural community not being a strong...
09 Dec 2015
December 9, 2015 -
5:30pm to 7:30pm
San Francisco War Memorial and Performing Arts Center
Save the date for this year's holiday party! We had so much fun last year with local affinity groups that we're doing it again. Join us!
16 Sep 2016
September 16, 2016 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
The San Francisco Foundation
Several years ago, Equal Rights Advocates (ERA) convened the state’s most effective advocates and progressive political leaders to think big for women and families. We joined together for the very first time across different...
14 Dec 2017
December 14, 2017 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm
Something magical happens when several hundred of the funnest people in philanthropy kick off their shoes over drinks and good music. See for yourself. Join your philanthropy colleagues and friends at the Autodesk Gallery for our Annual Bay Area...
NCG member the Horizons Foundation has appointed John Marvuglio as its new Chief Financial Officer. Join us in welcoming him to the NCG community!
On December 6, 2019, members of the California Criminal Justice Funders Group spent the day building connections with women and transgender people incarcerated in the state’s oldest women’s prison, the California Institution for Women (CIW), as well...
Policy and legislative updates from the CCJFG August Newsletter.
The 2021 Corporate Philanthropy Institute: Make It So is almost here! Thank you for choosing to participate in sharing your thoughts with corporate attendees from the Bay Area and across the state of California.
A crisis is looming for public education in California: a severe shortage of teachers. Without drastic intervention at the local and state level, enormous numbers of our children – especially those who have historically been the most underserved – will be without a qualified teacher. Members learned about this growing problem as well as the programs and policies that are needed to address it.
In uncertain times, it’s important for nonprofit organizations to plan for contingencies and anticipate both short- and long-term needs. Financial planning, which ranges from annual budgeting to multi-year projections, is about connecting programmatic goals to resource decisions. And while a strong financial planning function is critical, many organizations struggle to assess and refine strategy on an ongoing and “adaptive” basis. In this session, we explored the skills and tools nonprofits must develop if they are to build their financial planning “muscle” and how funders can support them in...
This fact sheet shares why the Census is critical for the private sector and the economy.
20 Jun 2018
Areas of Focus
June 20, 2018 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Nonprofits have something important in common: the need to be a healthy organization to effectively provide services, assess community needs, and adapt to emerging trends. So… how can you gauge whether an organization is healthy? Organizational...
16 Jul 2018
Areas of Focus
July 16, 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Though there have been significant scientific advances to help us better understand how adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and trauma are contributing factors towards negative health outcomes later in life, there remains little guidance on how to...
30 Mar 2021
Areas of Focus
March 30, 2021 -
10:00am to 11:30am
About the Series The Ethos of Being Trust-Based, developed by Trust-Based Philanthropy Project, Philanthropy CA, and Grantmakers for Effective Organizations, is a webinar series dedicated to exploring the fundamental values and dispositions central...