Upcoming Events Feeling the Impact Series: Personal & Organizational Integration of Crises When: 4-part Series | September 14, September 22, September 29, October 6, 2020 Where: Zoom Meeting We've created a series to express...
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Investing in Long-Term Solutions to Building Wildfire Resilience California has yet to experience the peak of the wildfire season, as September and October are expected to be worse across the western U.S. Earlier this summer, Philanthropy California...
Live Updates CalFire CalFire is sharing the latest updates on incidents in California. LEARN MORE > KQED KQED is tracking the multiple lighting complex fires. LEARN MORE > Statewide Guidance ...
21 Jan 2015
January 21, 2015 -
3:00pm to 6:30pm
Public Policy Institute of California
More than a dozen philanthropic institutions in the Bay Area have experienced leadership transitions within the last several years, an unprecedented occurrence. Join us for this lively discussion with new and former CEO’s about leadership, change,...
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.
When I started at NCG early in 2015 I spent a lot of time listening. Like, a LOT. During close to 200 meetings in my first year, I sought to learn what was strong about our work, what members of our community wanted more (and less) of from NCG, and...
A few weeks ago I was asked to help welcome NCG’s inaugural cohort of Rising Leaders with a few words on leadership. At first I was daunted, not sure exactly what I might have to offer on this topic. So I did what I always do when I am trying to get...
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Earlier this month NCG member Cal Humanities announced the hiring of Julie Fry as its new President and CEO effective February 2, 2015. Please join us in welcoming Julie to the NCG community.
December 8, 2022 | 12:00 noon PST Virtual Event
As Philanthropy California, we join our partners in philanthropy, along with advocates and immigrant communities, in calling for an end to the practice of separating children from their parents as part of the Administration’s “zero tolerance” policy...
Three weeks ago, the two of us stepped into our new roles as acting Co-CEOs of Northern California Grantmakers. That was the same day the world learned we would need vigorous hand-washing and distance to protect each other and everyone in our...
Bob Uyeki is the CEO of the Y & H Soda Foundation and a former NCG board member. As a part of our Member Spotlight Series , Bob told us about his guilty pleasure and how his superpower is good for him and for humanity!
This month, President and CEO Dwayne S. Marsh has officially taken the reins from Steve Barton and Phuong Quach, senior staff who’ve served as NCG’s interim leaders for the past six months. The three took turns answering questions about the moment...
As many of our members know, Northern California Grantmakers is one of many grantmaker associations operating in the U.S. And while there are certainly national trends we explore through our programming, each grantmaker association taps into the...
NCG member the Stuart Foundation has named its new President. Congratulations to Sophie Fanelli !
As we say goodbye to summer and move into a busy fall season, I’m excited by the many opportunities we will have to connect with colleagues, discuss the issues with which we are grappling, share triumphs and learnings, strengthen our relationships...
I am always happy to predict the future. I do it all the time. Really- just call me sometime and you will end up with at least one or two juicy predictions. In fact, I’ll give you one right now...
A special supplement sponsored by Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO) for the Stanford Social Innovation Review Spring 2014 edition. It was created to capture the latest thinking about how nonprofit organizations, grantmakers, public funders, and social entrepreneurs can increase the impact of successful solutions to urgent social challenges. In the following pages, leaders from across the social sector offer their perspectives on “scaling what works” — what it means, what it takes to do it right, and what needs to happen to ensure that proven and promising solutions find their way...