The Michigan Nonprofit Association (MNA), with seed funding from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, and with support from the Council of Michigan Foundations (CMF), is launching an ambitious effort to mobilize nonprofits and partner with government to encourage participation in the 2020 census.
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Beyond Five Percent profiles several organizations that have charted alternative paths to the traditional lifespan model for foundations. This includes foundations that are adopting a limited existence by "spending down" their resources through a variety of methods, as well as those that have adopted policies of higher or flexible payout without necessarily intending to spend down. This report is intended to aid grantmakers looking for insightful approaches to philanthropy and innovative ways to deploy their assets.
The guide aims to increase understanding and stimulate discussion about Gen X and Millennial major donors.
Bolder Advocacy, an Alliance for Justice Initiative, has collected all their resources in one place to support immigrants' rights advocacy groups working on policy goals ranging from federal policy reform to voter mobilization. Their online toolkit offers information in both English and in Spanish.
For grantmakers interested in health, community development, the arts, and more, aging offers a natural extension of your programs. For All Ages: The GIA Guide to Funding Across the Lifespan is an invaluable resource for funders exploring the possibility of expanding their funding to encompass aging.
LearnPhilanthropy is the field-wide hub for grantmaker learning, built by professionals working in the field.
The Council on Foundations annual conference is coming to town. A few weeks back NCG President and CEO Ellen LaPointe sat down with COF to discuss the new energy and insights to be found in San Francisco.
Over five million Californians rely on the resources provided by the Affordable Care Act, either to get their coverage through the Medicaid (Medi-Cal) expansion, or to get financial assistance to afford and buy a private health plan through Covered California. Check out Health Access California's fact sheet on the millions of Californians who can lose coverage, organized by congressional district.
Your foundation can play a role in engaging the business sector to help achieve a successful 2020 Census. The business community is a key voice, but initial outreach has revealed a gap in awareness.
NEW FINDINGS! FULLCoverImage.jpg See the Report Join us for a briefing Thursday, March 25, 2021, for an overview of the report and to discuss where we go from here. REGISTER > Nonprofits in the San Francisco Bay Area have long...
Find the resources prepared from NCG"s Peace & Justice Trip.
15 May 2018
May 15, 2018 -
10:00am to 11:00am
In the nonprofit sector, capacity building support can help nonprofits build and strengthen their long-term sustainability and effectiveness. By better understanding the needs of their grantees and the landscape of capacity building resources,...
As of November 20, the Camp Fire has taken 79 lives and 12,637 homes. Evacuation orders have sent tens of thousands of people in the region from their homes. We will keep this site updated with information on how to help.
California Census 2020 Funders Meeting presentation, February 26, 2018.
This should be obvious, but it’s key for our sector: To deliver on their mission and sustain their good work over time, nonprofit organizations require the right mix of financial resources. Resources to pay the right people to get the job done well.
09 Jan 2018
Areas of Focus
January 9, 2018 -
11:00am to 4:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
With our partners from Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR), Northern California Grantmakers will be co-hosting the first Census planning meeting of 2018 for California. Planning for the Census is well-underway at the national...
Latino Community Foundation and the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund joined forces to produce this roadmap to secure a fair and accurate count in the midst of unprecedented challenges.
What does college and career readiness really mean for high schools in low-income urban communities? A college education remains one of the major gateways to sustainable, high-paid jobs - especially for young people who will be the first generation in their families to get a postsecondary degree, as well as for newly-arrived immigrant students. As high schools seek approaches to ensure that graduates are truly prepared to succeed in (and graduate from) college, many have turned to Career Pathways to integrate meaningful learning experiences with hands-on job training and rigorous early...
If you're new to philanthropy, or interested in sharpening your skills, NCG's signature program, New Grantmakers Institute (NGI): Grantmaking for the 21st Century , helps build your understanding of best practices for ethical and effective grantmaking, and helps you place yourself within this ecosystem that you are a part of. In this two-day, highly interactive training, participants have the opportunity to engage with your peers around opportunities and challenges of grantmaking. In addition to developing a network of peers, participants will have the opportunity to hear...
D5’s annual State of the Work report. The 2014 report highlights new tools and resources, recently completed research, and new organizational approaches that are putting us in a better position than ever to take action in support of advancing DEI.