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Our bi-weekly magazine Together For Good offers deeper-dive stories about news-making people and institutions in our community, resources to help us do our work better, and up-to-the-minute info about the latest jobs and opportunities for professional development. You can sign up to receive the magazine below. If you're an NCG member we want to help you share news and announcements from your organization. You can submit your press release, blog, or article.


NCG's Blog

November 7, 2019

What do you get when you set four top-performing bankers from Hong Kong, London, Luxembourg, and San Francisco on a three-week sprint to map the next leg of the Bay Area’s efforts to secure space for its prized nonprofits? A welcome strategy for shoring up resources, a gentle nudge away from the usual suspects, and a snazzy PowerPoint to show the way.

November 7, 2019

Some 30 years ago, on the steps of the Supreme Court, I made a decision that would re-route my entire communications career.  At the time, I had a good decade of professional corporate PR under my belt.  But when I stepped in front the throng of news cameras covering a protest for LGBT rights where I was the media relations volunteer, I made a spot decision to come out as gay, live, on network television.

October 25, 2019

The Kincade Fire broke out on the night of Wednesday, October 23, 2019, in rural Sonoma County. Since then, the fire has forced thousands of people to evacuate in the county.

Philanthropy News

October 24, 2019

Blue Shield of California Foundation has announced Annie Z. Wong as its new Director of Finance, Operations, and Grants.

Headshot of the person of interest in this news release, David Greco
October 10, 2019

NCG is pleased to share that David Greco, NCG's former Interim President and CEO, is moving back to the Bay Area for his new role as All Stars Helping Kids' Executive Director. Read David's welcome message here and read the announcement.

Headshots of the people of interest for this news, Amber López Gamble and Rochelle Witharana
September 26, 2019

The California Wellness Foundation has announced two new appointments: Rochelle Witharana as its new Chief Financial Officer, and Amber López Gamble as Director of Grants Management. 

Head shot of the interviewee in thie blog, Kathy Bonnifield
September 25, 2019

States across the country are considering legislation that would diminish the independence of their courts. Recently, Kathy Bonnifield, Program Officer at the Piper Fund, chatted with the Bay Area Democracy Funders Group about some of the threats to our courts and how philanthropy can respond.

Resources Search


Institutional Grants Associate

United Way of the Bay Area

Application Deadline: 11/29/2019
Program Specialist

United Way of the Bay Area

Application Deadline: 11/29/2019
Director, Data and Evaluation

United Way of the Bay Area

Application Deadline: 11/29/2019
Managing Director

Hirsch & Associates

Application Deadline: 11/22/2019
Senior Director

Hirsch & Associates

Application Deadline: 11/22/2019
General Counsel

Heising-Simons Foundation

Application Deadline: 01/19/2020