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24 Oct 2017

Northern California Fires Funder Briefing

October 24, 2017 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Join by Phone
NCG is holding calls to update funders on the fire response, opportunities for support, and emergent issues. Join us each Tuesday from 10:30-11:30 AM PST. We're tapping expertise from peer networks to learn from those who've gone before, meet the...
17 Oct 2017

Fires: Join Local Foundation Leaders and Experts for A First Hand Report

October 17, 2017 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Zoom Webinar
Join a webinar with leaders of the community foundations and disaster response experts to hear how they're doing, what they know so far, and what kind of support is most helpful at this stage of the emergency.
18 Sep 2017

After Hurricane Harvey and Irma: Specific Challenges Facing Immigrants and Refugees

September 18, 2017 -
10:30am to 12:00pm
Webinar
Hurricanes Harvey and Irma have wreaked devastation in Texas and across the Southeastern United States. They have left widespread flooding, massive power outages, and destruction of property in their wake. The residents of these regions have had...
31 May 2017

Flipping the Script on Disaster: A Tale of Three Resilient Cities

May 31, 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Leaders in Berkeley, Oakland, and San Francisco are taking bold action. In the face of racial inequity, climate change, lack of affordable housing, earthquakes, healthcare disparities, and wildfires, these cities are strengthening our ability to...
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30 Oct 2014

25 Years After Loma Prieta and Days After Napa: Philanthropy’s Role in Mitigating the Impact of Disaster on the Most Vulnerable

October 30, 2014 -
8:30am to 11:30am
World Affairs Council
How do funders prepare communities and organizations for disasters and ensure that institutions and social supports can recover quickly? Using the lens of Loma Prieta, Napa, Katrina, Sandy and other disasters we'll talk about the role of...
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Resources for California Fires Webinars

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11/2018
Philanthropy California held two urgent webinars to offer funders an up-to-the-minute briefing on local and state agency responses to the fires in Butte, Ventura, and Los Angeles Counties. Our speakers provided an overview of the current situation on the ground and how it could develop in the coming weeks; perspectives on immediate and anticipated community needs that are being addressed by local community foundations (with a focus on the people who have the least access to resources); and information on how funders accross the national can help most effectively. On this page, you will find...
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One Part Resilience, Two Parts Grit: The Wildfires One Year Later.

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10/2018
It was just last October that a firestorm erupted across the North Bay in Sonoma, Napa, Lake, and Mendocino Counties. The most destructive in California history, the fires took lives, homes and livelihoods. While these communities are on the path to recovery, Mendocino and Lake Counties are also coping with more recent fires. During this event, we spoke to local leaders to hear where they now stand, what issues are newly emerging, how our colleagues have personally dealt with the challenges, and where help is still needed. They shared what’s currently happening in their communities and the...
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Report: North Bay Fires and the Arts, One Year Later

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09/2018
October 2018 marks the one-year anniversary of the Northern California firestorm. With funding from The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, Northern California Grantmakers commissioned Learning for Action, an independent San Francisco-based research firm, to conduct this study to understand the extent of the fires’ impact on the arts community in the three most affected counties: Sonoma, Napa, and Mendocino. The study, North Bay Fired and the Arts, One Year Later , draws upon quantitative and qualitative data collected in each of the three counties from individual artists...
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Resources from Social Justice in Disaster: Neighborhoods and Nonprofits Point the Way

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04/2018
In an April 10th program, we heard from local leaders and nonprofits from the Bayview neighborhood of San Francisco, Napa, and Sonoma as they discussed how they are helping their communities, and what they need to be effective in disaster. Two Bay Area funders will discussed their disaster support and how it fits into their missions and broader programmatic work as well as ways that funders can support grantees and local leaders.
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Resources from The Long and the Short of It: A New Model to Strengthen the Region

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03/2018
In a March 15th program, we hosted a discussion with Resilient by Design Bay Area Challenge about the role the philanthropy community can play in strengthening our region’s resilience to the effects of climate change, while addressing urgent regional concerns related to displacement, income inequality and more.

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