The Nonprofit Displacement Project Working Group along with other foundations, government funders and nonprofits have crowd-sourced solutions some immediate and some long-term.
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Over the course of four briefings with funders and nonprofits we gathered tremendous input toward solutions on the issue of displacement. On behalf of the working group who has guided this effort, we are pleased to provide this summary of many of the good ideas participants contributed.
15 Jun 2017
June 15, 2017 -
9:30am to 12:00pm
Gordon & Betty Moore Foundation
The federal budget season kicked off in high gear with the release of presidential priorities in March. While the federal budget is far from being finalized, the anticipated impact may be widespread across housing, transportation, health, arts,...
Participants joined the San Francisco Bay Area Local Engagement Group (LEG) for a peer-to-peer conversation on board engagement.
We hosted two summer programs, one in San Francisco and one in the Peninsula, addressing current budget issues. The federal budget season kicked off in high gear with the release of presidential priorities in March. While the federal budget is far from being finalized, the anticipated impact may be widespread across housing, transportation, health, arts, workforce, immigration, and many other areas. How will cuts impact public service, communities and nonprofits? Given that philanthropy will not be able to fill all of the gaps, what are the best strategies to help the region prepare and...
One of the most cost effective ways to improve the health of people experiencing homelessness is to house them. At this program, we learned about the connection between housing and health, how to build cross sector relationships, promising projects in the region and the country, and philanthropy’s role as a catalyst for advancing health and well-being in our communities through housing.
25 Jun 2018
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...
Any discussion about the impact of dynamic forces on our communities will always benefit from the perspective of our local government officials. That’s why NCG is pleased to announce our 2015 Annual Conference Lunch Plenary speakers.
This report presents new data and analyses that illustrate how rising rents and stagnant incomes are straining household budgets and stifling opportunity in the nine-county Bay Area, jeopardizing the region’s diversity, growth, and prosperity.
In March of this year, the Chinese American Community Foundation authored a survey to learn about organizational practices regarding executive compensation. The survey is an attemp to zoom in on and look specifically at the trends in organizations serving the Asian American Community.
The San Francisco Foundation together with PolicyLink and PERE, the Program for Environmental and Regional Equity at the University of Southern California, recently published this report outlining an equity profile of the Bay Area. This Five-County San Francisco Bay Area Equity Profile adds to the growing body of research that finds that greater economic and racial inclusion fosters stronger economic growth and a more equitable region.
07 Jun 2016
June 7, 2016 -
1:30pm to 3:00pm
The San Francisco Foundation
The Bay Area is reeling from an economic sea change which has driven an enormous demand for housing! The result, as we all know, is displaced people, changing communities, and huge impacts on the children, families, and those communities that we...
14 Mar 2018
March 14, 2018 -
12:00pm to 2:30pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Join us for the first meeting of the Bay Area Funder Network on Trauma and Resilience! This new funder group will meet quarterly and is designed to provide a forum for learning, debate, and relationship building around topics related to the field of...
17 Nov 2015
November 17, 2015 -
10:00am to 11:30am
East Bay Community Foundation
While only 10% of households across the Bay Area are living in poverty, over three times more are financially vulnerable. Brand new data from CFED in partnership with Citi Community Development reveals that 35% of households in the Bay Area are...
24 Jan 2019
January 24, 2019 -
9:00am to 11:30am
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Rising housing prices and displacement pressures are pushing low-income people of color in the Bay Area out of central cities to cities to neighborhoods where institutional resources and supportive infrastructure have not yet scaled to match...
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...
01 Mar 2021
March 1, 2021 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
The COVID-19 vaccine will help keep communities healthy and safe and holds promise to bring an end to the pandemic that has had the most severe impacts on Black, Latinx, Indigenous, immigrant, and low-income people. Structural racism created the...
Northern California Grantmakers and Funders Together to End Homelessness are pleased to announce the Bay Area Homelessness Funders Network . We are joining forces to advance racial equity and coordinate across the region to prevent and end...
The Bay Area economic boom is having dramatic, tectonic effects: deepening income and opportunity disparities are placing nonprofit and arts institutions at higher risk for displacement, further threatening to undermine the unique, vibrant character and culture that have been the legacy of our region for generations. While the real estate boom generates revenue and opportunity for the Bay Area, it places additional stress on nonprofits and the communities they serve who are struggling to remain in their neighborhoods. The kind of pressure the housing crunch is putting on individuals, is also...