Background On August 29, 2017, a group of Bay Area funders came together to brainstorm a possible vision, scope, and set of content directions for a funder learning network on childhood adversity. A 1 range of funders were represented - including family foundations, corporate foundations, community foundations, and individual donors. Some have been funding in the childhood adversity space for decades, while others are at the early stages of their journey. What emerged was a rich discussion exploring the possible ways in which a funder learning network might strengthen our work, and accelerate...
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Van Jones shouted it. Robert Reich stated it. Carol Larson emphasized it. Numerous panelists and speakers demonstrated it. The conference itself could not have been possible without it.
01 Nov 2018
November 1, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
The David & Lucile Packard Foundation
“We believe this is a moment of reckoning in our sector— a moment of both crisis and opportunity. If this moment of disruption has a silver lining, it’s that we’ve effectively broken the old social-change model and now have an opportunity to invent...
In this September 26 workshop, we explored how companies tell a strong CSR Impact story, reviewed the process for clarifying priority program goals, and learned how to build a framework for identifying and collecting the signature program information and data necessary to tell that story.
This year's Corporate Philanthropy Institute (CPI) expanded on the discussion we started last year about social innovation. Diving deeper, the CPI focused on how innovative approaches and ideas are playing out in the "real world" of corporate philanthropy, social responsibility, and corporate citizenship.
On September 25, 2015 members of the Bay Area Health Funders Group and professionals in the Workforce and Education field, gathered to explore the implications of the ACA on the health workfoce, local community entities, and educational and health institutions. The following are the resources from the program: Health Care Transformation and Workforce Development: Emerging Opportunities Presentation by Kevin Barnett Co-Director, California Health Workforce Alliance (CHWA) Local Initiatives in Response to ACA/ EMS Corps Presentation by Alex Briscoe Agency...
This assessment of The California Endowment by NCRP's Philamplify examines how the foundation employs strategic, social justice philanthropy in its holistic approach to advancing health issues.
Collaborative Philanthropy at NCG is about bringing together the right mix of people to develop comprehensive solutions for our communities. It is about recognizing that complex social problems are too big for any one organization to solve alone. It...
11 Dec 2017
December 11, 2017 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
The San Francisco Foundation
How can your foundation engage in effective feedback and reflection processes to improve impact? In this intimate roundtable discussion, co-hosted by Northern California Grantmakers (NCG) and the Bay Area Justice Funders Network (...
18 Sep 2019
September 18, 2019 -
11:00am to 12:15pm
Join us for this exciting opportunity to advance your knowledge of equity in evaluation practice! This webinar will introduce equitable evaluation (EE), an emerging evaluative paradigm guided by a set of core principles grounded in equity. We will...
As public awareness about the impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) grows, there have been a number of legislative initiatives within the state of California designed to support the screening, prevention, and treatment of childhood trauma. This one-hour webinar, hosted by the Bay Area Funder Network on Trauma and Resilience, is designed for funders, non-profits, and other organizations interested in learning more about the policy landscape in California related to these efforts. The webinar will provides an overview of relevant legislation, implications for funders, and a preview of...
In 2008, in its quest to improve the effectiveness of its grants portfolio and institutional operations, The California Endowment contracted with Social Policy Research Associates (SPR) to complete an internal assessment of its diversity policies and practices.
27 Jan 2020
January 27, 2020 -
2:30pm to 5:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Join us for a conversation with Marcus Walton, GEO’s new President and CEO. Marcus will share his vision for GEO in the coming years and invite your reflections on how GEO can support grantmakers and move the field of philanthropy forward. Recently...
Sponsored and curated by the Collective Impact Forum, "Collective Insights on Collective Impact," which appears in Stanford Social Innovation Review's fall issue, shares cutting-edge thinking from 22 practitioners, funders, community organizers, and thought-leaders.
CECP's annual report on corporate giving is based on data from 240 companies, including 60 of the largest 100 companies in the Fortune 500.
As 2014 comes to a close, NCG Interim President and CEO David Greco reflects on how NCG has worked to better serve our members.
Philanthropy California ’s three regional associations are partnering with national thought leader Nonprofit Finance Fund on an exciting new movement in philanthropy. Together we are joining efforts across the country in an initiative called the...
On October 16th, The San Francisco Foundation (TSFF)’s Public Policy Program Team hosted a convening called Make it Fair: Policy Change for an Equitable California. The event brought together funders and practitioners working on or tracking commercial property tax reform and the need for new public revenue streams in California.
At this program, Shape Up SF Coalition and NCG's Bay Area Health Funders Group came together for a conversation with nonprofits and funders to strategize how San Francisco can be a leader in health equity and healthy eating active living programs by further supporting agencies who will likely be applying for funding through the Sugary Drinks Distributor Tax.
07 Feb 2019
Areas of Focus
February 7, 2019 -
9:00am to 12:00pm
Sobrato Center for Nonprofits
Please join NCG and Thrive, the Alliance of Nonprofits for San Mateo County, for a joint nonprofit and funder briefing to share the findings from the Silicon Valley Nonprofit Space and Facilities Report and discuss their implications for our...