Grantmaking Organization Memberships are organization-wide: your entire staff and board receive member privileges. Membership is for one calendar year. You may arrange to pay on a different fiscal year schedule. NCG is tax exempt under IRS section 501(c)(3). For purposes of completing form 990-PF, all dues in excess of $750 may be reported as a grant rather than as administrative expenses. Payment and documentation may be submitted following your application.
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25 Feb 2020
February 25, 2020 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm
Join NCG staff and board to celebrate Ellen LaPointe and her contributions to NCG's community as she heads into her next adventure leading Boston's Fenway Health . Space is limited - RSVP to save your spot! Target Audience This gathering is open to...
2015 has been a busy year for NCG! This year we decided to expand our membership qualifications, and in doing so have some great members who are new to our community. We wanted to take a moment to celebrate them — each week we will be featuring five...
It's been an amazing year. How amazing? Well here's 10 milestones accomplished by the NCG staff this year.
Members are the lifeblood of NCG. So we just wanted to take a moment to celebrate the members who’ve joined NCG since the beginning of 2015. Since January 1 we've welcomed six new members to our community. Learn more about them!
Hear about our recent event with the new Peninsula Philanthropy Network and learn how you can get involved!
When NCG stepped into the policy space two years ago, our goal was to bring a powerful tool to advance change to the complex issues facing our diverse and rapidly-changing region. Guided by our policy agenda, NCG’s policy work has focused on...
When I took the job as Executive Director of the Walter & Elise Haas Fund, I really did not appreciate how different it was going to be from being the Director of the SF Mayor’s Office of Community Development. Sure, I had an understanding of...
NCG recently expanded membership eligibility and restructured membership dues. Here are the answers to some of your frequently asked questions.
At the 2013 NCG Annual Meeting we hosted a conversation with FSG Founder and Managing Director Mark Kramer about the latest learnings and progress on Collective Impact.
The California Endowment, the Community Foundation of Santa Cruz, the Ford Foundation, the Rosenberg Foundation, the San Francisco Foundation, Silicon Valley Community Foundation, the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and the Women's Foundation...
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23 Apr 2019
April 23, 2019 -
8:00am to 5:30pm
San Mateo Marriott
Register now for NCG's 2019 Annual Conference.
17 Apr 2017
Areas of Focus
April 17, 2017 (All day)
InterContinental San Francisco Hotel
The landscape is shifting. Significant changes in policy and practice are underway that have the potential to affect the communities, nonprofits and philanthropy and people with whom we work for generations. Where we can move quickly, we will. And...
On July 24th, 70 members of the Sacramento Creating Community Solutions Network who began work on Sacramento's Mental Health Action Plan over a year ago, joined to celebrate at the Sierra Health Foundation.
20 Jul 2017
Areas of Focus
July 20, 2017 -
4:30pm to 6:30pm
Northern California Grantmakers
We recently revamped our brand, welcomed new team members , and expanded and remodeled our offices . We are now thrilled to invite you to our Summer Open House during which you can see all the exciting new changes and meet the new additions to our...
16 Apr 2018
April 16, 2018 -
8:00am to 4:30pm
William J. Rutter Center at UCSF
What’s it really going to take to advance the well-being that the public and private sectors have long pursued? To hold our gains? To create healthy, thriving communities? This is big work, deeply rooted in our shared commitment to ensure safety and...
Three weeks ago, the two of us stepped into our new roles as acting Co-CEOs of Northern California Grantmakers. That was the same day the world learned we would need vigorous hand-washing and distance to protect each other and everyone in our...
NCG bids farewell to stellar manager Daniel Lau, who heads across town this month to join the staff of The Libra Foundation as the first initiative officer for the new Democracy Frontlines Fund where he is charged with investing in Black communities...
The landscape is shifting. Significant changes in policy and practice are underway that have the potential to affect the communities, nonprofits and philanthropy and people with whom we work for generations. This theme guided our conference with our policy briefs, workshops and plenaries. Take a look at some of the presentations and resources from our 2017 Annual Conference Bigger. Bolder. Stronger. and stay tuned for additions to this page. You can also view our conference plenaries and performances on our Vimeo channel here . Please note: we are continuing to update this resource...