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28 Jul 2021
Areas of Focus
July 28, 2021 -
10:00am to 11:30am
As California wildfires devastate communities throughout the state, significant financial, material and human resources are deployed to support recovery and reduce their threats on communities. Despite the well-publicized socioeconomic and health...
16 Mar 2022
March 16, 2022 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
To ensure economic securityfor Californians, our public safety net needs to evolve, and that means getting serious about unrestricted cash support at the state level.During this legislative cycle, there are many proposals to provide groups of...
30 Jun 2022
Areas of Focus
June 30, 2022 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
Communities across the country – especially those continuing to struggle with economic and health impacts from the pandemic – are hoping to access part of the billions of dollars in economic recovery dollars deployed to support economic recovery...
23 Jun 2022
June 23, 2022 -
10:00am to 11:15am
Midterm elections are quickly approaching, and California’s new redistricting lines are already having an effect on the voting landscape. How the nonprofit and philanthropic sectors can help voters understand the implications of these changes before...
We know how to solve homelessness. It’s time for Bay Area philanthropy to work together and double down on investing in and implementing the solutions we know work.
This memorandum provides highlights from the Governor’s proposed budget, which will face scrutiny by the State Legislature over the next few months.
25 May 2016
May 25, 2016 (All day)
This year's conference theme is The Power of Now. The quickening pace of change with respect to elections, social movements and the region’s rapid economic shifts demand our attention. Join us for a discussion of how to galvanize and make the most...
30 Oct 2018
October 30, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Immigration issues have attracted significant attention over the past few years as changes in federal policies have ignited debates across the political spectrum. In July 2018, the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) and BPC Action published a new report...
17 Feb 2021
February 17, 2021 -
3:00pm to 4:30pm
Closing DJJ the Right Way, 2 Part Webinar Series In September 2020, Governor Newsom signed SB 823, a historic bill that will lead to the closure of California’s Division of Juvenile Justice. The legislature is currently working on...
The realities, challenges, and larger context of what Black and brown trans communities are facing locally and nationally are not well-known to funders or to our society in general. The list of articles here showcase Bay Area trans leaders and their...
As we find ourselves in the midst of yet another devastating wildfire season, I want to share the importance of the little-known or often misunderstood community-based network known as the VOAD – Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters. A VOAD,...
09 Mar 2015
March 9, 2015 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Bechtel Conference Center
The President's Executive Order on immigration promises to be the largest immigration reform in contemporary American history. Join funder colleagues for a special briefing on this policy milestone, learn about the momentum built by undocumented...
30 Aug 2016
August 30, 2016 -
2:30pm to 4:30pm
The San Francisco Foundation
We are in a pivotal moment in the fight for inclusive communities and housing justice! This November, after years of on the ground organizing, five ballot measures for new tenant protections and one to strengthen existing measures will go to voters...
"Some of the largest foundations in the country have started to fill a portion of this resource gap, but more focus and resources are needed to support the organizations engaged in critical census education and promotion."
“It seems that almost everyone in the Bay Area has a housing horror story to tell. Anecdotes abound of renters spending months looking for a new place, and the pound of flesh extracted when they do find one. Equally scary are the stories from...
We decided to move beyond narrowly focused solutions that rely on healthcare institutions to meet the immediate health needs of those at risk to instead seek breakthrough ideas that address the complex issues central to the health of all...
The recently finalized “ public charge ” rule forces families to choose between basic necessities, such as food, housing, and health care, and their future. NCG is proud to join 25 other California foundations in signing a letter urging the entire...
24 Sep 2020
Areas of Focus
September 24, 2020 -
3:00pm to 4:15pm
Each year in March, Legal Services Funders Network's annual LSFN Signature Event brings together over a hundred individuals from the funder, academic, government, and legal services fields who are passionate about improving access to justice. Like...