The Latino Community Foundation (LCF) seeks a dedicated Grants and Philanthropy Associate to join our team during an exciting time of growth in our grantmaking and donor engagement work. The Grants and Philanthropy Associate will strengthen LCF’s grantmaking and philanthropic efforts by...
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Grants and Philanthropy Associate
05 Jun 2018
June 5, 2018 -
9:30am to 12:30pm
Northern California Grantmakers
What does it take for a nonprofit to move from surviving to thriving? And, what kind of support can funders provide to meaningfully shift the trajectory of an organization? To most effectively deploy game-changing grants (capacity, operating, and...
NCG is partnering the Grants Managers Network to host a program exploring the new role of grants managers. We spoke with Sara Davis, of The Hewlett Foundation, Dan Gaff, Communications Chair at GMN and Miriam Williams, Manager of Membership and...
The field of philanthropy is now more complex and dynamic than ever. Philanthropy, and the profession that supports it, is evolving in sophisticated ways, requiring new resources to support the people and organizations charged with grantmaking more productive and effective. These increased demands on philanthropic organizations and their staffs have produced an unprecedented need for professional development throughout the field, specifically in the area of legal compliance. NCG is committed to serving this need through the continued development of its educational programs. Now more than ever...
08 Oct 2015
October 8, 2015 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
The David & Lucile Packard Foundation
This event will showcase two funder initiatives that went beyond grantmaking to help strengthen the operations of nonprofit grantees. This event will include discussions with The Wallace Foundation and Tipping Point Community as well as grantees...
While the financial support was a critical lifeline for our grantees, it quickly became evident that we needed to provide capacity building support that addressed the real-world and rapidly changing needs of nonprofits in times of crisis.
The Snapshots of Philanthopy are meant to offer a glimpse into the many ways organized philanthropy is making a difference in our community. This snapshot features NCG member the S.H. Cowell Foundation and its work to build stronger families by supporting a community's long-term commitment to change.
25 Mar 2020
Areas of Focus
March 25, 2020 (All day)
Northern California Grantmakers
This event has been postponed from March 25th to a later date. Please keep an eye out for updates or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for further questions.
NCG is pleased to announce that David Greco has been hired as the organization’s interim President and CEO, starting on January 1, 2014.
As NCG seeks to better support the efforts of philanthropy in solving some of our communities toughest challenges, we believe that it is even more critical that we have the “right people on the bus.” And so as part of NCG’s new strategic direction,...
To better understand how community foundations can best respond to the current environment, The Center for Effective Philanthropy asked donors about how satisfied they are with the community foundations with which they work.
The poet John Donne said that “no man is an island,” but is “a piece of the continent” that is mankind. Lately, here at NCG you’ll often hear the phrase “no issue is an island” said with the same intent to underline the connections in our work.
At the end of last year, NCG member Rosenberg Foundation announced that it awarded over $1 million in grants for criminal justice reform in California and the implementation of Proposition 47 (the Safe Neighborhood and Schools Act).
The California Wellness Foundation has announced two new appointments: Rochelle Witharana as its new Chief Financial Officer, and Amber López Gamble as Director of Grants Management.
As part of Global Pro Bono Week, NCG is partnered with the Taproot Foundation to present a special program on how funders can support their grantees' work by providing much-needed pro-bono services.
This tool offers information on the geographic areas served by DACA-related grants and grant details such as dollar amount, duration, date issued, strategies supported, and investment type.
Ever wish you could provide your grantee with more than just your grant? You can! Providing pro-bono services offers your grantees something just as valuable as grant money—expertise.
This LGBTQ Funders report, made possible by the generous support of the Evelyn & Walter Haas, Jr. Fund, provides detailed data on the current scope and character of foundation funding at the intersection of LGBTQ and immigrant rights
07 Dec 2021
Areas of Focus
December 7, 2021 - 10:00am to December 14, 2021 - 12:00pm
About the Series Anti-Black racism and white supremacy are embedded in 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...