Communities of color were disproportionately impacted by the unprecedented events of 2020. They experienced greater chances of contracting and dying of covid-19, becoming unemployed, and were more likely to be physically and/or emotionally impacted by racist actions and systems. This called for unprecedented actions from philanthropy, and many rose to the call – disrupting business as usual and finding new ways to advance racial equity and social justice.
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25 Sep 2020
Areas of Focus
September 25, 2020 -
9:30am to 10:30am
The State of California recently launched Project Homekey as the State’s next phase of response to protect Californians experiencing homeless from COVID-19. This effort leverages $600 million in CARES Act funding to support counties in acquiring and...
13 May 2015
May 13, 2015 -
11:30am to 1:30pm
We live in a data-driven world. Join us for this statewide discussion featuring philanthropic leaders in California who are harnessing the power of big data and tech solutions for the greater good.
19 May 2016
May 19, 2016 -
1:30pm to 3:30pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Last year we talked about the Governor Brown’s budget “paying it forward” with its emphasis on debt reduction and cautious spending. The Governor’s proposed 2016-17 continues that trend but misses significant opportunities to “share the wealth” even...
10 Jun 2020
June 10, 2020 -
10:00am to 11:00am
As our nation grapples with a global health emergency, our democracy and elections remain uncertain. Concerns regarding voter turnout, physical distancing, and the resurgence of the virus are moving state leaders to an all-mail voting system...
17 Sep 2018
September 17, 2018 -
7:30am to 5:30pm
InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown
The country is more divided politically and culturally than ever before and there are a dizzying number of conversations - often times conflicting - taking place over multiple channels and platforms. Yet, there is one thing that binds us together:...
16 Oct 2015
October 16, 2015 -
9:00am to 1:00pm
San Francisco Foundation
Make It Fair will convene funders and practitioners who are working on or tracking commercial property tax reform and the need for new public revenue streams in California. This program will deepen a shared understanding of the policy landscape and...
JUMP TO: Multi-County Funds Single-county funds Multi-County Funds The funds below support communities in multiple counties. California Community Foundation: Wildfire Relief Fund This fund supports both immediate disaster relief...
NCG members The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, and the Sobrato Family Foundation join the Weingart Foundation and the Edna McConnell Clark Foundation to pilot the PropelNext California Partnership.
21 Jun 2016
June 21, 2016 -
3:00pm to 4:15pm
This is a teleconference. After the deadliest mass shooting in our country’s history this past Sunday, June 19 at a nightclub in Orlando frequented by the LGBTQ community, there’s been an outpouring from the philanthropic sector to help with...
31 Jan 2019
Areas of Focus
January 31, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
The San Francisco Foundation
Too often, government programs and courts levy burdensome fines and fees on people, partly to generate revenue to balance public budgets. There is often an insidious and unintended impact of this practice– to entrap low-income people in long-term...
April 20, 2016 Assembly Member Lorena S. Gonzalez, Chair Assembly Committee on Appropriations State Capitol, Room 2114 Sacramento, CA 95814 Subject: Assembly Bill 2855 (Frazier) – OPPOSE AS AMENDED Dear Chairwoman Gonzalez : On...
28 Apr 2020
Areas of Focus
April 28, 2020 -
3:30pm to 4:30pm
Small businesses are vital to the wellbeing of California, and the impact of Covid-19 on their operations is proving to be devastating for many. While federal and state support has provided critical relief to some businesses, major gaps still exist...
27 Feb 2018
Areas of Focus
February 27, 2018 (All day)
Imagine the kind of transformative change we could achieve if every philanthropist applied an advocacy lens to their giving. The Women’s Foundation of California is excited to announce that applications are now open for the second annual...
California Governor Gavin Newsom was elected in 2018 with 62% of the votes, a victory margin not seen in nearly seven decades. On September 14, 2021, California’s voters will be asked to weigh in on whether or not he should be recalled. The special...
12 Feb 2015
February 12, 2015 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northen California Grantmakers
Please join NCG for our annual look at the state’s budget with the California Budget Project and its Executive Director, Chris Hoene. Chris will provide a high-level analysis of the Governor's 2015-16 proposed Budget—it’s social and economic context...
For more than a decade, Northern California Grantmakers has partnered with the California Budget Project to inform members about the annual budgets that impact underserved communities and grantees they serve.
How Funders Can Engage in California’s Recall Elections by Rebecca M. Hamburg, Chief Network Officer, California Donor Table Fund ( email@example.com ) California is facing an unprecedented wave of recalls threatening our democracy. Disinformation and voter suppression could deeply impact these off-year special elections by encouraging low voter turnout. To fight off these threats, the grantees of the California Donor Table Fund and their partner organizations need sustained support from funders who share our belief that leadership by people and...
How Foundations Can Effectively Work With Media for Social Impact is part of NCG's 2012 Communications Series. Developed and presented in partnership with The Communications Network , this series has been designed to both build the capacity of program staff to make effective use of communications strategies and to promote a greater awareness within foundations of how communications contribute to advancement of both program goals and mission.
20 Sep 2016
September 20, 2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am
With 17 State propositions to vote on this November, the idea of studying them all is pretty daunting. So instead, you can listen to some of the smartest nonprofit policy folks in the state discuss the ones most relevant to nonprofits. If you’re...