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25 Aug 2020
Areas of Focus
August 25, 2020 -
10:30am to 12:00pm
Our health, ability to find and keep a job, success at school, and connection to our communities is dependent on stable housing. Yet across the Bay Area, finding and keeping a home has slipped out of reach for many people in our communities, and the...
Director of Human Resources, The Climate + Clean Energy Equity Fund
With new online tools popping up all the time, questions like these are becoming more and more frequent. This Alliance for Justice guide helps you navigate the web of rules and regulations to empower your organization to engage in online advocacy!
Foundation Center West created a tool, Foundation Maps California , to visualize Northern California's philanthropy data. Their series on nonprofit displacement brings together our shared interest in the use of data to better understand philanthropy...
27 Sep 2016
September 27, 2016 - 11:00am to December 1, 2016 - 12:15pm
Online Learning Session
Offered in partnership by Grantmakers for Effective Organizations, Northern California Grantmakers, Southern California Grantmakers, and San Diego Grantmakers, this highly-interactive, five-session online learning series gives California grantmakers...
24 Oct 2017
October 24, 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
One of the most cost effective ways to improve the health of people experiencing homelessness is to house them. This sounds like a simple solution, but getting there is complex. Changing the tide to house our most vulnerable people and improve their...
Beginning this year, employers with 5 or more employees must provide harassment prevention training for all of its employees – full-time, part-time, temporary and seasonal – before January 1, 2020.
09 Sep 2021
September 9, 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 . The success of family philanthropy is largely dependent on the operations and...
The California Criminal Justice Funders Group is pleased to share our first-of-its-kind report “Funding the Future: Fellowships for Formerly-Incarcerated People in California.”
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.
07 Oct 2022
October 7, 2022 - 9:00am to November 18, 2022 - 12:30pm
Virtual Training Series
Target Audience NCG's New Grantmakers Institute (NGI) is created for those who are new to philanthropy, want to renew their skills, or build their understanding of best practices and ethical grantmaking. NGI is open to members and non-members. Cost...
When Grantmakers for Effective Organizations traveled cross-country to meet with funders and nonprofits and learn more about their capacity-building experiences, the effort led to their development of an approach to capacity building that may help grantmakers be better positioned to support nonprofits in achieving lasting impact.
In a September 12 event, NCG convened local and national experts to discuss the rise of hate crimes, bullying, and other forms of bigotry in recent months. We learned what funders can do to help overcome these challenges, through education, policy, organizing, and communications.
This Funders for LGBTQ Issues report is the first in a series of reports entitled Out in the South. This first report explores the underfunding of LGBTQ communities in the U.S. South in comparison to the rest of the country. It identifies who is funding in the South, and examines the issues and strategies currently being funded.
Grantmakers for Education's annual Benchmarking series helpers funders understand how the field is evolving, where and how funders are working, and what we are learning from this work.
NCG member the Heising-Simons Foundation was featured in Forbes last week, Two Generations Of Givers: How The Simons Family Passed On The Philanthropy Gene. Read the article below to learn more about the Foundation and the families supporting this...
15 Mar 2018
March 15, 2018 -
9:30am to 11:30am
The Bay Area’s ingenuity is being put to test by the need to simultaneously tackle challenges that impact communities now and those that are surfacing more slowly but no less urgently. A new model of multi-benefit solutions holds promise to address...
17 Sep 2019
Areas of Focus
September 17, 2019 -
10:30am to 12:30pm
James Irvine Foundation
Despite being one of the most progressive states in the Union, California has the highest childhood poverty rate in Country. In fact 20% of California children live in poverty, impacting almost 2 million children with 450,000 of those children...
06 Oct 2021
October 6, 2021 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
In California, heatwaves are becoming more common, snow is melting earlier in spring, and in the southern region, less rain is falling. The state’s climate is changing drastically. These changes are likely to further decrease the supply of water,...
This event showcased two funder initiatives that went beyond grantmaking to help strengthen the operations of nonprofit grantees. This event included discussions with The Wallace Foundation and Tipping Point Community as well as grantees that participated in the initiatives and capacity building partners.