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This Member-Initiated Briefing emerging field of Children’s Savings Accounts, long-term savings accounts set up for children as early as birth, to help families pay for the cost of post-secondary education.
NCRP article describes the practices the Evelyn & Walter Haas, Jr. Fund implemented to support the California's immigrants rights movement. Over time, the foundation has come to recognize the value of enabling groups on the ground to decide strategy – supported not just by its grantmaking but also by its convening power.
The Margoes Foundation is looking for new and innovative college access and success programs that prepare low-income and under-represented students to qualify for and succeed at four year universities.
Though there have been significant scientific advances to help us better understand how adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and trauma are contributing factors towards negative health outcomes later in life, there remains little guidance on how to address these issues within the context of cross-sector philanthropic settings. On July 16th, the Funder Network on Trauma & Resilience hosted a webinar that showcased Trauma-Informed Philanthropy, a two volume guide from the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey, the Thomas Scattergood Behavioral Health Foundation, and...
The struggle to break the cycle of poverty is often paved with legal potholes. For this event we explored collaborations and investments of foundations, individual donors, corporations, law firms, government and bar associations in Civil Legal Aid.
In corporate societal engagement, strategic clarity and focused results are not accidental – they are achieved through inquiry, intentionality, and investment. We often find executives aspiring for change but lacking the necessary tools and approaches to spearhead that shift. The destination is clear – transforming their portfolio from oftentimes disparate legacy giving to a results-focused, business-aligned societal engagement – but the path to get there less so. Over the years, our presenter has found three tools and approaches to be critical guides for corporate executives: intent matrix,...
In our program on September 19 (California Philanthropy’s Role in Making the Federal Government Work For All), Max Stier, President and CEO of the Partnership for Public Service, and Barbara Kibbe, Director of Organizational Effectiveness at the S.D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation, engaged in a Q&A about the Partnership’s observations on current dynamics in the federal government, as well as its emerging effort to help government connect with, and learn from, the dynamism and innovative thinking in California.
12 Jun 2014
June 12, 2014 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
Created in partnership with the Foundation Center, the Conversations in Philanthropy Reading Group uses the traditional book club model to help members get through that pile of recent reports, articles and guides they've been meaning to read.
07 Feb 2019
Areas of Focus
February 7, 2019 -
9:00am to 12:00pm
Sobrato Center for Nonprofits
Please join NCG and Thrive, the Alliance of Nonprofits for San Mateo County, for a joint nonprofit and funder briefing to share the findings from the Silicon Valley Nonprofit Space and Facilities Report and discuss their implications for our...
NCG member Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors has announced the addition of Berit Ashla and and Heather Grady to their San Francisco team.
09 Apr 2015
April 9, 2015 -
9:00am to 10:30am
What are the critical roles and responsibilities of family foundation board chairs? What are the traps that board chairs can fall into, and how can you avoid them? How can CEOs and board chairs create a mutually respectful and positive long-term...
10 Mar 2015
March 10, 2015 -
9:30am to 11:30am
State Bar of California
The struggle to break the cycle of poverty is often paved with legal potholes. Join us for this NCG event on Civil Legal Aid, where we will explore collaborations and investments of foundations, individual donors, corporations, law firms, government...
As part of NQAPIA’s national conference of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Asian American, South Asian, Southeast Asian, and Pacific Islander (AAPI) leaders and activists at the Hilton Chinatown in San Francisco on July 26-29, 2018, we hosted a learning community for donors and grant-makers to learn about the state of philanthropic support for LGBTQ AAPI communities, featuring the latest data.
As NCG enters a new chapter for the organization we’re taking time to reflect. Join us on December 8th for our Family Philanthropy Exchange End-of-Year Gathering. We want your ideas on how FPE can best serve members in the future.
This morning it was announced that NCG member Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors (RPA) was selected as fiscal sponsor of My Brother's Keeper Alliance (MBK Alliance).
28 Oct 2014
October 28, 2014 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
The James Irvine Foundation
This interactive briefing, co-sponsored by Northern California Grantmakers and Bay Area Justice Funders Network, will provide a three-way look at how the leadership bench is being built. Research from Rusty Stahl of Talent Philanthropy and Margi...
30 Jun 2014
June 30, 2014 -
2:30pm to 4:00pm
The James Irvine Foundation
NCG, AAPIP and Give2Asia co-host the launch for Levers for Change: Philanthropy in Select South East Asian Countries.
Colleagues from private, family, corporate and public foundations gathered to hear how local funders are shifting their way of thinking and incorporating their institutional values into their day-to-day philanthropic practices, and at the same time creating positive and sustainable change for the communities they support.