The 2015 CPI agenda was designed to prepare professionals working in corporate citizenship and philanthropy to meet challenges presented by this evolving dialogue on authenticity, purpose, values and their intersection with business goals and interests.
In this second workshop from NCG's Financial Workshop Series, funders gained an understanding of how to assess a nonprofit organization’s financial health when no audited financial statements are available.
The struggle to break the cycle of poverty is often paved with legal potholes. For this event we explored collaborations and investments of foundations, individual donors, corporations, law firms, government and bar associations in Civil Legal Aid.
Trend or Tipping Point: Arts & Social Change Grantmaking assembles a first-time portrait of arts funders, social change funders, and others supporting civic engagement and social change through arts and cultural strategies.
Legal Service Funders Network (LSFN) hosted their second annual signature event, in which they explored how much providing legal representation to low income clients has changed over the past 50 years.
If you're new to philanthropy, or interested in sharpening your skills, NCG's signature program, New Grantmakers Institute: Grantmaking for the 21st Century , helps build your framework for best practices for ethical and effective grantmaking, and helps you place yourself within this ecosystem you are a part of.
Rewind Back to 2006 . A report from the Irvine Foundation on Foundation Giving in California found that Solano County received substantially fewer foundation dollars compared to eight other Bay Area counties. Fast Forward to 2016 . Ten years later and according to a recent study , Solano County continues to receive the least amount of dollars per capita despite having the highest percentage of families living in poverty. The study points out that between 2006 and 2012, almost half of the grant dollars invested in the Bay Area went to San Francisco‐based...