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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 April 6th COVID-19 Discussion on Funder Collaboration

Publication date: 
04/2020
The impact of the COVID-19 outbreak is far reaching, including major implications for non-profits and the communities that they serve. Philanthropy has an important role to play in supporting their non-profit partners during this challenging time in which there will be an increase in demand for their services. Through-out the next month, NCG will host a funders coordination meeting (via Zoom) every Monday from 11:00 am - 12:00 noon. During these calls, participants will hear from other local funders on what they see their role is and share about specific needs they are hearing about in the...
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Resources for April 13th Discussion on Funder Collaboration for COVID-19

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04/2020
The impact of the COVID-19 outbreak is far reaching, including major implications for non-profits and the communities that they serve. Philanthropy has an important role to play in supporting their non-profit partners during this challenging time in which there will be an increase in demand for their services. Through-out the next month, NCG will host a funders coordination meeting (via Zoom) every Monday from 11:00 am - 12:00 noon. During these calls, participants will hear from other local funders on what they see their role is and share about specific needs they are hearing about in the...
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Resources for Pinpointing Vulnerability of COVID-19: Real-Time Safety Net Needs to Support Philanthropy’s Response

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04/2020
The impact of the COVID-19 outbreak is far reaching, including major implications for nonprofits and the communities that they serve. Philanthropy has an important role to play in supporting their non-profit partners during this challenging time in which there will be an increase in demand for their services. This call focused on two areas of data: A three-county (in the Bay Area) view of near-term COVID-19 economic impacts Social safety net data from 2-1-1 in Northern California The Boston Consulting Group has recently completed economic analysis of the near-term impacts in...
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Philanthropic Policy Brief on COVID-19 Testing

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04/2020
This brief on COVID-19 testing is designed to support philanthropic discussion and aid in the coordination of the sector’s response. Philanthropy California offers a series of policy issues for consideration and action. Testing is a critical component in tracking and combating the COVID-19 pandemic. Individuals are asymptomatic for up to 2 weeks post-exposure, which influences their judgment on where and how to interact socially. Many have unwittingly put others at risk through social interaction or through community contact (e.g. spreading the virus to door handles, grab bars, etc.) before...
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Guidance for Philanthropic Communications in a Pandemic

Publication date: 
03/2020
Philanthropy can serve as a trusted resource for actionable communications that lead with empathy and support grantees to prevent the spread of disease, preserve well-being, maintain social cohesion, and respond to economic hardship. Social Cohesion Pandemics are personal and interpersonal: we make each other sick. We must address the financial, social, and psychological conditioning that prompts us work when sick. Effective pandemic response requires isolation: create virtual connection to form the kind of social cohesion that drives effective response to other types of crisis or disaster...

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