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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...
13 Oct 2021
Areas of Focus
October 13, 2021 -
9:00am to 10:15am
NCG recently announced a partnership with NCFP. Members can now have free access to NCFP's webinars and resources. You can learn more about it here . There is an increasing recognition and understanding of the deep-seated...
29 Apr 2019
Areas of Focus
April 29, 2019 -
1:30pm to 2:30pm
California is poised to see a potentially historic investment from the state in health equity and health care quality, providing millions in funding to tackle disparities in pre-natal and post-partum care, chronic conditions, mental health, and new...
No matter our color, background, zip code or political views, our democracy should work for everyone. Democracy in the United States is premised on the notion that every voter should have the freedom to cast their vote. Through the act of voting we...
After 10 years at NCG, our very own Knowledge and Communications Manager Marisela Orta will be leaving the Bay Area for Iowa. She’s about to join the very prestigious Iowa Playwrights Workshop—one of the top MFA programs in the country for...
Guest blogger Jeffrey Malloy is the Chief Operating Officer and Treasurer at the Heising-Simons Foundation (HSF) as well as NCG Board Treasurer/Finance.
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...
Sacramento just got a little brighter with President Pro Tem Kevin de León’s appointment of NCG’s own Chris Punongbayan to California’s Commission on Asian and Pacific Islander American Affairs.
Southern California Grantmakers, Northern California Grantmakers, and San Diego Grantmakers held an interactive webinar exploring the powerful role of new statewide data in increasing equity and access to arts education across the state. The California Arts Education Data Project, which reports and analyzes school-level data on arts education courses in grades 6–12, is a joint effort of Create CA (California’s statewide arts education coalition), the California Department of Education , and the Arts Education Data Project . During this webinar, private and public funders explored the Data...
Advancing positive and lasting social change in a world that grows more complex each day is hard. Understanding how we break through to our most critical audiences — and developing messages that respectfully and authentically connect with their lived experiences — has become essential to inspiring people to come together to create this change.
Schools and Communities First is a historic effort to reform Proposition 13 and restore over $11 billion a year for services that all Californians rely on like schools and community colleges, social services, libraries, and health clinics. Conceived and championed by those communities most impacted by decades of disinvestment, Schools and Communities First is one of several opportunities for California for advance bold, long-term structural reforms rooted in equity and inclusion that can serve as a model for the rest of the country. Change of this magnitude requires a deep and expansive voter...
With a new federal tax plan recently passed and budget cuts looming, the Governor and other state policymakers will face a tall task in order to fund the programs that provide the opportunities California values. To help finance tax reductions for corporations and the wealthiest Americans, Congress voted to make cuts totaling $5.8 trillion in key federal programs over the next ten years. We’ll also explore the implications of the Governor’s budget on Bay Area cities and counties. With our panel of experts, we’ll discuss how the Governor’s budget and federal policy choices will have an impact...
This workshop is part of a four-part series delivered by FMA . You can register for the entire series, or register for the individual session that fits your needs best. Learn more about each session by clicking on the links below.
Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO) announced the appointment of Marcus F. Walton, a non-profit industry veteran, as its new President and CEO.
NCG embraces philanthropy's role in ensuring equity in our institutions, culture, and society. Exclusionary policies and systematic discrimination have restricted access to resources and power. We are committed to creating access and opportunities...
15 Feb 2018
February 15, 2018 -
9:00am to 12:30pm
Northern California Grantmakers
With a new federal tax plan recently passed and budget cuts looming, the Governor and other state policymakers will face a tall task in order to fund the programs that provide the opportunities California values. Faced with prospect of substantial...
10 Jun 2021
Areas of Focus
June 10, 2021 - 9:30am to November 16, 2021 - 12:00pm
Anti-Black racism and white supremacy are embedded 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 are...