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The field of philanthropy is now more complex and dynamic than ever. Philanthropy, and the profession that supports it, is evolving in sophisticated ways, requiring new resources to support the people and organizations charged with grantmaking more productive and effective. These increased demands on philanthropic organizations and their staffs have produced an unprecedented need for professional development throughout the field, specifically in the area of legal compliance. NCG is committed to serving this need through the continued development of its educational programs. Now more than ever...
This program will highlight how the Levi Strauss Foundation is partnering with pioneering nonprofit leaders to embrace technology and breakthrough forms of collaboration. Participants will learn how the Foundation approaches leadership capacity...
The Kenneth Rainin Foundation announced the appointment of Laura Wilson, PhD, as its first Director of Health Strategies and Ventures. Join us in welcoming her to the Northern California Grantmakers community!
California Budget & Policy Center 's infographic Children’s Health Programs in California: Recent Years’ Budget and Policy Changes is a brief companion piece to the Children's Health Programs in California: Promoting a Lifetime of Health and Well-Being and provides a timeline of major policy choices made in the past several years that have shaped our state’s health system for children. The Children’s Health Programs in California project was made possible by a grant from the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health .
Nancy Wiltsek is the Executive Director of the van Löben Sels/RembeRock Foundation in San Francisco. As a part of our member Spotlight series, Nancy told us about herself and her work with legal services.
The James Irvine Foundation is making adjustments to its grantmaking practice. In his January letter, President & CEO Don Howard says the new focus will continually change as it advances its new goals.
Frances Phillips is the Program Director of the Arts and the Creative Work Fund at the Walter & Elise Haas Fund and a member of NCG's Book Club. As a part of our Member Spotlight series, Frances told us a little about herself, what and how to...
Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO) announced the appointment of Marcus F. Walton, a non-profit industry veteran, as its new President and CEO.
12 May 2015
May 12, 2015 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Building a successful corporate citizenship effort can appear quite daunting but this new framework from the TCC Group provides a way to think about how to assess, develop and execute a successful corporate citizenship approach. The session will...
NCG is excited to share that the Honorable Libby Schaaf, Mayor of Oakland will be a key part of an upcoming NCG program! Mayor Schaaf will offer key insights on what Prop. 47 implementation means to Oakland and the impact that implementation will...
This month NCG members have the opportunity to hear from 2014 MacArthur genius and work activist Ai-Jen Poo on a transformative leadership process used to develop leadership skills for organizing and building power.
Yesterday NCG member The California Wellness Foundation announced the appointment of Judy Belk as its new CEO and President.
Earlier this month GrantCraft and Glasspockets launched a new guide, Opening Up: Demystifying Foundation Transparency , which puts to the test many long-held beliefs about foundation transparency. [T]he guide’s research involved a survey of more...
New member the Chinese American Community Foundation was featured last week in the San Jose Mercury News: A group of East Bay residents from Orinda, Piedmont, Berkeley and Oakland has launched a foundation with the idea of building an energetic...
NCG member the Firelight Foundation announced its new Executive Director, Nina Blackwell. Nina has spent her career utilizing the power of grassroots movements, politics, the legislature, corporate impact and philanthropy to achieve a meaningful...
NCG member the Kenneth Rainin Foundation has launched a multimedia site to share their 2014 highlights including their partnership with the San Francisco Film Society, how CAST (Community Arts Stabilization Trust) has taken off, the launch of a...
NCG member The San Francisco Foundation is once again recruiting for its Multicultural Fellows program. This two-year, full time position aims to increase diversity in the philanthropic and nonprofit sectors. Deadline for applications is March 23,...
The California Wellness Foundation's Board of Directors elected a new member, Ernest J. Wilson III, who is currently Dean for the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism at the University of Southern California, a professor of political...
This report explores the direct impacts of detention and deportation on family finances, health, and well-being. The findings are based on interviews with 20 families that recently had a family member detained or deported and 12 legal services providers, health centers, educators, and community organizations serving immigrant fami lies conducted in California, Texas, and Washington, DC during Summer 2018. Most family respondents were Hispanic women with children in the household; immigrants in the families primarily came to the U.S. from Mexico and Central America.