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NCG member the Kenneth Rainin Foundation announced yesterday that the Foundation “has awarded 15 grants totaling $1.5 million for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) research through its Innovator and Breakthrough Awards Programs.” In a press release...
NCG member the Kenneth Rainin Foundation has announced that it is seeking applicants for their 2014 Innovator Awards in Health.
NCG member the Kenneth Rainin Foundation has appointed Carla Bryant as its new Director, Education Strategy & Ventures. Congrats and welcome to the NCG community, Carla!
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.
17 Oct 2017
October 17, 2017 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Join a webinar with leaders of the community foundations and disaster response experts to hear how they're doing, what they know so far, and what kind of support is most helpful at this stage of the emergency.
Blue Shield of California Foundation has announced Annie Z. Wong as its new Director of Finance, Operations, and Grants. Congratulations Annie! Read the announcement below. San Francisco, CA (October 22, 2019) –...
The Kenneth Rainin Foundation released, 2015 Turning Points: Reflections of the Year, celebrating the proudest moments last year! Hear from the Foundation's CEO, Jennifer Rainin, and watch the year's program accomplishments.
28 Apr 2021
April 28, 2021 -
10:00am to 11:00am
As our world becomes more uncertain, planning for the future becomes more important, but also more difficult. This interactive workshop will introduce fundamental tools used in scenario analysis and risk management and show how foundations can apply...
The Marguerite Casey Foundation has welcomed two new members to their board. Help us welcome them to the NCG community!
The Libra Foundation is pleased to announce the selection of Crystal Hayling as its new Executive Director. “At this pivotal time in our country’s history, we want to keep pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in social change philanthropy,”...
NCG member The San Francisco Foundation welcomes Gail Fuller as its new Vice President of Marketing and Strategic Communications. Join us in welcoming her to the NCG community!
NCG member Sobrato Family Foundation has announced that its board recently approved a second multi-million grant round this year, giving more than $3.8M to a range of organizations working toward the goal of economic mobility for all residents in an...
Just under $30 million has already come in from the estate of June Borina Schnacke, made at the discretion of the directors of the Borina Foundation, with a residual amount expected at some later date.
NCG member the Kenneth Rainin Foundation announced today that the Luggage Store Gallery was selected as the winner of its Imagining Central Market Initiative, a $100,000 grant for a series of site-specific art installations that promote San...
Last week NCG member the Sobrato Family Foundation celebrated its 20th anniversary by sharing the news of its $29 million investment in the Sobrato Early Academic Language (SEAL) educational model. With a ten-year commitment, the investment will...
In the aftermath of the fires which devastated Mendocino, Napa, and Sonoma Counties, NCG spoke with members about their disaster funding interests and strategies. One such conversation – with Claire Solot , Managing Director of the...
Napster co-founder and former Facebook President Sean Parker formally announces plans and strategies for his new $600 Million foundation, The Parker Foundation.
12 Nov 2018
November 12, 2018 -
1:30pm to 3:30pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Policy changes, or even the rumor of them, can happen quickly causing many in our communities to dramatically alter their behavior in ways that negatively impact their health and wellness. Health funders are increasingly interested in supporting...