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09 Nov 2015
November 9, 2015 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Black communities have been particularly hard hit by the rising tide of inequality in today’s economy. Please join us for an exciting briefing that will feature Kimberly Freeman Brown, Sean Thomas Breitfeld, Linda Burnham and Steven Pitts, the...
Investing in Our Communities: Strategies for Immigrant Integration , published by Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees in 2006, is a succinct, easy-to-understand guide that describes how grantmakers at all levels can play an important leadership role on this issue. This toolkit for grantmakers draws on extensive research and interviews with hundreds of foundation, community, business, and government leaders. It incorporates academic research as well as policy and community-based concerns into a resource that also can inform the work of practitioners in the nonprofit, public, and...
Black communities have been particularly hard hit by the rising tide of inequality in today’s economy. Participants joined us for an exciting briefing that will feature Kimberly Freeman Brown, Sean Thomas Breitfeld, Linda Burnham and Steven Pitts, the authors of two important reports on the state of Black workers. Titled And Still I Rise and #Black Workers Matter, these two groundbreaking reports offer numerous lessons for funders who are interested in expanding economic opportunity for African American communities. We also heard from local leaders about the launch of the Bay Area Black...
The Zellerbach Family Foundation announced today that the Bayview-Hunters Point Center for Arts and Technology (BAYCAT) has received the first annual William J. Zellerbach Award for Social Change. The award was established to honor the legacy of...
NCG Member Hirsch & Associates has announced Margaret Ryan as its Senior Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer. Join us in welcoming her to the NCG community!
To better understand how community foundations can best respond to the current environment, The Center for Effective Philanthropy asked donors about how satisfied they are with the community foundations with which they work.
29 Jul 2019
Areas of Focus
July 29, 2019 -
9:00am to 11:00am
East Bay Community Foundation
Schools and Communities First is a historic effort to reform Proposition 13 and restore over $11 billion a year for services that all Californians rely on like schools and community colleges, social services, libraries, and health clinics. Conceived...
In our Community and Culture work, NCG will partner with our member colleagues and other philanthropy-supporting organizations to support efforts to strengthen and sustain the individuals and institutions that comprise the NCG...
Today we are announcing that NCG is embracing three areas of focus: Regional Vibrancy and Sustainability, Equity and Social Justice, and one I am honored to steward, Leadership, Culture, and Community.
Across the nation, artistic and cultural practices are helping to define the sustainability of urban, rural, and suburban neighborhoods. In the design of parks and open spaces; the building of public transit, housing, and supermarkets; in plans for addressing needs for community health and healing trauma; communities are embracing arts and culture strategies to help create equitable communities of opportunity where everyone can participate, prosper, and achieve their full potential. And artists are seeing themselves — and being seen by others — as integral community members whose talents,...
NCG member the Women's Foundation of California recently announced the hiring of Rozella "Rozie" Kennedy as its new Chief Development Officer. Welcome to the community Rozie!
The East Bay Community Foundation is excited to announce the hiring of two key leadership positions at EBCF; Alexandra Aquino-Fike and Stacey Manley. Join us in welcoming them to the NCG community!
28 Jul 2021
Areas of Focus
July 28, 2021 -
10:00am to 11:30am
As California wildfires devastate communities throughout the state, significant financial, material and human resources are deployed to support recovery and reduce their threats on communities. Despite the well-publicized socioeconomic and health...
The East Bay Community Foundation is excited to announce the hiring of two Officer positions; Byron Johnson as the Capacity Building Initiative Officer, and Christine Lim as the Senior Development Officer. Join us...
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.
23 Jul 2015
July 23, 2015 -
12:00pm to 3:00pm
The James Irvine Foundation
AAPI communities are one of the fastest growing populations in the United States. California is home to nearly a third of the national AAPI population, and since 2008, the percentage of voters who are AAPI nearly doubled in the state. In many Bay...
07 Oct 2020
Areas of Focus
October 7, 2020 -
10:00am to 11:30am
Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) play a critical role by bringing investment and resources to historically underserved communities through capital and other supports to help entrepreneurs start and grow businesses, develop...
NCG provides professional development and networking programs designed to meet the needs of philanthropic professionals at all levels as well as grants management, communications and support staff. Some of our signature programs include: ...