Together for Good

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. 

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September 18, 2018

Study by Northern California Grantmakers examines how the fires affected a key economic driver in the region, aims to supplement research on fires’ impact.

September 17, 2018

NCG members looking to learn more about philanthropy’s response to Hurricane Florence are encouraged to attend a joint briefing by the Center for Disaster Philanthropy and the South Eastern Council on Foundations this...

September 13, 2018

Yesterday someone from San Francisco said to me “Wow…it’s been a year since the North Bay wildfires.” I quickly blurted back, “you mean 11 months.”

August 30, 2018

When I took the job as Executive Director of the Walter & Elise Haas Fund, I really did not appreciate how different it was going to be from being the Director of the SF Mayor’s Office of Community Development. Sure, I had an understanding of community needs and public sector grant making, and I was comfortable in a leadership position in community and local government.  What surprised me was how isolating it can be to head up a family foundation.

Philanthropy News

August 30, 2018

NCG member The California Wellness Foundation has a new Vice President of Operations Arun Baheti. Congratulations and welcome to the NCG community!

August 16, 2018

We decided to move beyond narrowly focused solutions that rely on healthcare institutions to meet the immediate health needs of those at risk to instead seek breakthrough ideas that address the complex issues central to the health of all Californians.

August 2, 2018

“…as the tsunami of stories emerge about harassment… I am struck by my own inability to answer with complete confidence that I would have done something different.”

July 19, 2018

NCG member the Y & H Soda Foundation has appointed Diana Bermúdez to a five-year term on its board. Welcome to the NCG community Diana!

Resources Search


Director of Human Resources and Talent Strategy

Hirsch & Associates

Application Deadline: 09/25/2018
Senior Director, Community Engagement

United Way of the Bay Area

Application Deadline: 10/31/2018
Director, Salesforce Philanthropy Cloud Implementation

United Way of the Bay Area

Application Deadline: 10/31/2018
Development Officer

United Way of the Bay Area

Application Deadline: 10/19/2018
Director, Content Marketing and Communications

United Way of the Bay Area

Application Deadline: 10/19/2018
Executive Director

Pajaro Valley Community Health Trust

Application Deadline: 09/28/2018