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Emerging research conducted by the TCC Group, a national program and evaluation firm, shows that nonprofits that strategically leverage volunteers outperform their peers on all measures of organizational effectiveness and have greater impact. But less than 15 percent of nonprofits nationwide demonstrate these characteristics.
Are your grantees among the 15%?
This special briefing presented new data reveals on a key factor driving impact and nonprofit success.
How can foundations use pro-bono services to support their grantees with communications strategies, information technology, board and executive leadership development, or any other number of nonprofit capacity and organizational challenges? As part of Global Pro Bono Week, NCG is partnering with the Taproot Foundation to present a special program on how funders can support their grantees' work by providing much-needed pro-bono services.
The Emergency Loan Fund (ELF) is a collaborative program of the members of NCG.
It’s a new year! Make a resolution to make the most of your NCG membership. And in case you need any help in figuring out how to do so, here are ten ways to engage in 2014.
As part of Global Pro Bono Week, NCG is partnered with the Taproot Foundation to present a special program on how funders can support their grantees' work by providing much-needed pro-bono services.
The Snapshots of Philanthopy are meant to offer a glimpse into the many ways organized philanthropy is making a difference in our community.
This snapshot features NCG member the Levi Strauss Foundation and its work to provide low-lost financial services to Latino families in San Francisco's Mission District.
Immigrants, like all consumers, need access to high-quality financial services that meet their day-to-day transactional needs and set them up for long-term financial success. This report by the Center for Financial Services Innovation and the National Council of La Raza examines these unique financial circumstances and identifies seven key strategies that financial institutions can adopt to build long-term relationships with this underserved demographic group.
Ever wish you could provide your grantee with more than just your grant? You can!
Providing pro-bono services offers your grantees something just as valuable as grant money—expertise.
NCG member the Sobrato Family Foundation announced this week it will give $2.75 million to support 21st century education and pathways to careers, as well as more than $1.7 million in general operating support for health and legal services.
As a service to people seeking employment in foundations and to grantmakers with jobs to fill, NCG is pleased to post foundation-related job openings announced by our member grantmakers. Postings will be hosted for one month unless we are requested to remove it sooner.
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Presentations regarding the displacement of nonprofit organizations resulting from the effects of rising rents in San Francisco and an exploration of the strategies being implemented by the City in partnership with foundations
Northern California Grantmakers (NCG) brings together the philanthropic community to learn about and act on issues they ca
Bolder Advocacy, an initiative of Alliance for Justice, is publishing a five-part series for funders that breaks advocacy into 18 specific and measurable skills and practices that promote effective nonprofit advocacy.
NCG relies on an engaged base of member volunteers in committees to drive programming and help staff to develop relevant content.
Nonprofit Intermediary Organizations and Academic Institutions can join as NCG Members. Membership is organization-wide: your entire staff and board receive member privileges. Membership is for one calendar year. You may arrange to pay on a different fiscal year schedule.
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 have on individuals and her community.
NCG member Zellerbach Family Foundation announced last month the appointment of Allison Magee as the foundation’s new Executive Director.