Join the Legal Services Funders Network (LSFN) as Julia Wilson, Executive Director of OneJustice, sheds light on where and how legal services organizations attempt to meet the needs of individuals and communities throughout California.
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April 5 - 7, 2016
Collective Impact Forum training | Washington, DC
CalNonprofit's Causes Count is the first report of its kind to examine the nonprofit sector’s scope, activities and economic impact in the state of California.
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.
California Budget & Policy Center's report looks at our state’s health care system for children and their families, including both public health care coverage and public health programs.
Challenges to the Delivery of Aid to Low-Income Individuals: Proposed Cuts to the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
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.
Join the Legal Services Funders Network (LSFN) as they explore the effects of the proposed cuts to the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.
The Legal Services Funder Network (LSFN) is an informal group of funders who support civil legal service organizations as a strategy to help alleviate poverty.
In this second workshop from NCG's Financial Workshop Series, funders gained an understanding of how to assess a nonprofit organization’s financial health when no audited financial statements are available.
This Center for Evaluation Innovation brief produced in collaboration with ORS Impact summarizes 10 theories grounded in social science about how policy change happens.
This Nonprofit Finance Fund report focuses on systemic barriers within the arts funding system—as well as the actions and strategies that arts organizations are taking to cope with those barriers, while adapting to a world in artistic flux.
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
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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.
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 S.H. Cowell Foundation and its work to build stronger families by supporting a community's long-term commitment to change.
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.
The impact of summer learning loss on young people’s academic achievement is astounding. Research from Johns Hopkins University has shown that two-thirds of the achievement gap between low-income and middle income 9th graders is attributed to the differences in their summer learning experiences in elementary school. Despite this shocking fact, there hasn’t been clear direction about solutions.
This briefing presented compelling new research about quality-summer programming in California that is having a measurable impact on students' achievement.
This Grantmakers for Effective Organizations briefing paper explores the role grantmakers can play in assessing and nurturing an organization's internal health, while putting them on track to financial sustainability.
In recent years, a new set of actors has entered health philanthropy, pioneering new approaches to health investment. This Grantmakers in Health report takes a look at how these new actors are contributing to the field, and the opportunities they present for more traditional funders.