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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.

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NCG's Blog

October 10, 2019

October represents a time of changing seasons and is an opportunity to think about how change occurs, what it takes to make it happen, and how we can reflect on our power and privilege. The articles this month focus on movement building, mental health, immigration and border-related concerns, and disability issues. 

October 10, 2019

When I joined NCG three and a half years ago, our communications was staffed by a competent and personable team of one. The woman who held the job had a knack for discerning what people wanted and delivering just that thing. This made everyone happy. Most of the time. Inevitably, though, it did not always make her happy. Because what people wanted didn’t always match what she herself thought was best. Expressing disagreement, it turned out, was her kryptonite.

September 26, 2019

September finds us heading into fall and the back-to-school season. We strive to practice a beginner’s mindset in our equity and social justice work, applying an attitude of openness, eagerness, and lack of preconceptions. In that spirit, we’ve chosen a story that takes a nuanced look at an individual’s journey to college and articles that teach us new lessons in history, language, race, and gender.

Philanthropy News

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.

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. 

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.

September 25, 2019

Former CEO of Better Health East Bay, former co-chair of NCG's Bay Area Health Funders Group, and founder of Hickman Strategies LLC, Jim Hickman, has been named CEO and The Center for Youth Wellness. Read the announcement. 

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Jobs

Grants & Donor Communications Manager – re-posted with higher salary!

Nepal Youth Foundation

Application Deadline: 10/13/2019
Community Spaces Specialist

Tides Foundation

Application Deadline: 10/31/2019
Program Officer

Clarence E. Heller Charitable Foundation

Application Deadline: 11/01/2019
Development Officer

United Way of the Bay Area

Application Deadline: 10/25/2019
Executive Director (EPIP)

Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy

Application Deadline: 10/21/2019
Engagement Specialist, Content Strategy

California Health Care Foundation

Application Deadline: 10/31/2019