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October 21, 2021

This summer, Northern California Grantmakers began supporting the work of the Generational Recovery Fund (GRF), a pooled fund dedicated to the recovery of Bay Area youth, with a focus on supporting Black, Indigenous, and People of Color youth. The GRF will serve Bay Area counties for 5 years, using a participatory grantmaking model that includes youth as co-designers and decision makers. We are thrilled to announce its first round of grants, which will distribute $1.5 million to fifteen youth-serving nonprofits in San Francisco.

October 21, 2021

I propose that what holds us back from making more dramatic transformations in philanthropy are three beliefs that we inherit and internalize from white supremacist culture. Philanthropy is another system functioning as it was designed to function – as social reproduction for the ruling class, with our failure to meet that goal engendering the risk of our being fired. Functioning in a scarcity mindset, it’s no wonder we internalize the following beliefs.   

September 30, 2021

There will be tremendous opportunities for philanthropy to ensure investments are targeted in our most vulnerable communities at risk of climate-driven events. NCG's Alan Kwok provides an analysis of what the package will bring and what role philanthropy can play.

September 30, 2021

Still on the fence about attending the 2021 Corporate Philanthropy Institute? Well you have come to the right place! Check out the top ten reasons below for why this is going to be a conference you are not going to want to miss!   

Philanthropy News

September 16, 2021

For more than half a decade, Philanthropy Northwest, Northern California Grantmakers, Southern California Grantmakers and Catalyst of San Diego and Imperial Counties have been the recipients of unprecedented support from one foundation that saw value in regional philanthropy-serving organizations. That partner is the Satterberg Foundation. In the years since this infusion began, we’ve often chatted about how this relationship has changed us and how we need to tell its story.

August 4, 2021

The application period for the 2022 Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Community Fund is open! As the Community Fund enters its fifth year, CZI is expanding the geographic reach of the program to support organizations working across San Mateo County, prioritizing communities most impacted by structural racism and inequities. 

June 25, 2021

Interview with Janetta Johnson, Executive Director

May 17, 2021

Interview with Eddy Zheng, President and Founder 

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Jobs

Senior Grants Specialist

Tides

Application Deadline: 10/29/2021
Program Officer, California Black Freedom Fund

Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Application Deadline: 11/06/2021
Grants Manager

Sunlight Giving

Application Deadline: 10/29/2021
Program Associate, Effective Philanthropy Group

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

Application Deadline: 11/19/2021
Executive Director

Three Valleys Community Foundation

Application Deadline: 11/05/2021
Director, Learning & Development

Tides

Application Deadline: 11/12/2021