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May 24, 2018

The Metta Fund is pleased to announce that Roma Guy and John Woodward have joined the organization’s board of directors.

May 24, 2018

Philanthropy and the non-profit social justice sectors are not exempt from perpetuating toxic workplace environments.

May 22, 2018

This month, NCG's Collaborative Philanthropy Coordinator, Krystle Chipman, sat down with the Loan Underwriter of the Arts Loan Fund and Principal of Padma Consulting, Margaret Southerland. Margaret shared why she believes the Arts Loan Fund (ALF) can be a game changer for arts nonprofits in the region. 

May 14, 2018

In the aftermath of the fires which devastated Mendocino, Napa, and Sonoma Counties, NCG spoke with members about their disaster funding interests and strategies.  One such conversation – with Claire Solot, Managing Director of the Bigglesworth Family Foundation – highlighted an interesting shift in post-disaster grantmaking in both focus and process.

Philanthropy News

May 24, 2018

four leading foundations announced the launch of a new online course to help grantees understand the laws governing their lobbying activity. The free course is designed for U.S. public charities and their equivalents who are seeking funding from a private foundation to support advocacy work.

May 24, 2018

NCG member the Y & H Soda Foundation is pleased to announce that Luis Arteaga has joined the Foundation as Senior Program Officer for its Family Economic Success Program.

April 26, 2018

NCG member, Masha Chernyak of the Latino Community Foundation recently spoke at our event, Social Justice in Disaster. She touched on relationship building with grantees and what trust brings to the way we do grantmaking. Hear more about her take on relationships with nonprofits and why love is a key ingredient.

April 26, 2018

After twenty years of remarkable service to foundations and the local nonprofit community, NCG member Mary Gregory will be retiring this month from her role as Vice President of Community Alliance at Pacific Foundation Services. Thank you for your years of dedication, Mary! 

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Jobs

Digital Editor

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

Application Deadline: 05/31/2018
Receptionist and Front Desk Coordinator

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

Application Deadline: 05/31/2018
Solutions Architect and Developer

The David and Lucile Packard Foundation

Application Deadline: 06/03/2018
Counsel

The David and Lucile Packard Foundation

Application Deadline: 06/03/2018
Communications Manager

Humboldt Area Foundation

Application Deadline: 05/25/2018
Senior Philanthropic Advisor

Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors

Application Deadline: 05/31/2018