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14 Sep 2017

New Grantmakers Institute: Grantmaking for the 21st Century (2017)

September 14, 2017 - 9:00am to September 15, 2017 - 5:00pm
Google Community Space
The learning curve for new grantmakers can be considerable! Even grantmakers with a few years of experience may still be unclear on the legal aspects of grantmaking or how to assess nonprofit financial sustainability and resilience, not to mention...
13 Sep 2017

California Immigrant Integration Initiative Meeting

September 13, 2017 -
10:00am to 1:00pm
Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund
Last week’s drastic changes in federal immigration policy related to the elimination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, will have deep impacts in California. Research indicates that California is the state with the most...
27 Jul 2017

The Problem of Poverty isn’t Getting any Younger: A Funder Briefing on Poverty and Aging

July 27, 2017 -
2:00pm to 4:30pm
Metta Fund
Of the many causes for worry, pressures on the elderly in our region rarely find their way to the top of the list. Nonetheless, the same inequities driving hardship today only worsen with age. Our region’s increasing poles of wealth and poverty and...
19 Jul 2017

Building Power for a Healthy Democracy: Lessons for California Grantmakers

July 19, 2017 -
3:00pm to 4:30pm
Northern California Grantmakers
This 90-minute session will be followed by an on-site reception. The cracks in the foundation of our democracy are becoming increasingly exposed – toxic partisanship, low voter turnout, a flood of special-interest money, the erosion of voting rights...
07 Jun 2017

Drawing Electoral Lines: Making Redistricting Work for All

June 7, 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Political districts are redrawn every 10 years after the census to reflect population changes. As we look ahead to 2020, redistricting has become a major focus for political activism because it will set the stage for legislative decisions at all...
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30 Mar 2017

Driving Business Value by Addressing Equity

March 30, 2017 -
8:30am to 10:00am
Google San Francisco
What is the role of corporations and the private sector in driving racial equity? Angela Glover Blackwell, CEO of PolicyLink , and Mark Kramer, Founder and Managing Director of FSG will be exploring this question in a breakfast discussion designed...
03 Mar 2017

Promoting Ethics and Accountability in the New Political Era

March 3, 2017 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Americans have a right know that their representatives are serving their interests and not profiting off their positions in government. Join us as we explore the historical roots of corruption, define and identify conflicts of interest and ethics...
15 Nov 2016

Moving Black-Led Organizations from Crisis to Change: Solutions for Sustainability

November 15, 2016 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
The San Francisco Foundation
A report issued last year by the Bay Area Black United Fund - Black-Led Organizations (BLOs) in the Bay Area: From Crisis to Change - noted that BLO’s which are lifelines to low-income Black communities are especially vulnerable due to a cumulative...
08 Jun 2016

Real Relationships: Coaching Skills to Cut the BS

June 8, 2016 -
8:30am to 12:30pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Many people come to work as program officers wanting to support change and “do good” in the world. Along the way, owing to foundation restraints and changes in priorities and available grant funds, staff can become overwhelmed, even disillusioned,...

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