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10 Jun 2019

Giving Done Right: A Fireside Chat with Phil Buchanan and Jacqueline Martinez Garcel

June 10, 2019 -
2:30pm to 5:30pm
Google Community Space
In his new book, Giving Done Right: Effective Philanthropy and Making Every Dollar Count , Phil Buchanan argues that, after years of rampant bad advice for donors from consultants, business school faculty, and other so-called experts – much of it...
18 Apr 2019

Giving Done Right: Bay Area Book Launch

April 18, 2019 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, Silicon Valley Community Foundation, and Northern California Grantmakers invite you to join us for this special event celebrating the release of Giving Done Right: Effective Philanthropy and Making Every...
27 Feb 2019

Not Your Grandma’s Philanthropy: Exploring Donor-Advised Funds and Rethinking Traditional Giving

February 27, 2019 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Commonwealth Club
Over the last several years, donor-advised funds (DAFs) have been a hot topic in the media and in philanthropic circles. DAFs allow individuals to irrevocably contribute funds to a DAF sponsor, gain an immediate tax break, and recommend...
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12 Dec 2018

Power and Progress: What the 2018 Elections Tell Us About 2020

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December 12, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
California’s record turnout and the big questions decided in this year’s election hold some key signals for philanthropy. Voters advanced and held back initiatives on housing, taxation, and homelessness. For people of color and women in particular,...
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19 Nov 2018

Immediate and Emerging Needs Arising from the California Fires

November 19, 2018 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Webinar
As impacted communities in Northern and Southern California continue to grapple with the devastation resulting from the Camp, Woolsey, and Hill fires, questions about those affected and the resources available to them become paramount. This call...
05 Jun 2018

Crafting the Grant for the Long-term

June 5, 2018 -
9:30am to 12:30pm
Northern California Grantmakers
What does it take for a nonprofit to move from surviving to thriving? And, what kind of support can funders provide to meaningfully shift the trajectory of an organization? To most effectively deploy game-changing grants (capacity, operating, and...
03 May 2018

Resources for Financial Resilience: Human and Financial Capital

May 3, 2018 -
9:30am to 12:30pm
Northern California Grantmakers
A nonprofit with adequate financial resources not only raises enough revenue to cover core operating expenses, but also maintains funds in reserve to buffer the organization against future uncertainty. In this session, we will explore the importance...
28 Feb 2018

Charting a Course Toward Financial Resilience: Building the Planning Muscle

February 28, 2018 -
9:30am to 12:30pm
Northern California Grantmakers
In uncertain times, it’s important for nonprofit organizations to plan for contingencies and anticipate both short- and long-term needs. Financial planning, which ranges from annual budgeting to multi-year projections, is about connecting...
01 Feb 2018

Grantee Financial Resilience for Nonprofits: A Framework

February 1, 2018 -
9:30am to 12:30pm
Northern California Grantmakers
In this session, we will discuss what it takes for a nonprofit to move from surviving to thriving, explore key values that are embodied in the culture of financially resilient organizations, and discuss the leadership behaviors and practices that...
18 Oct 2017

Census 2020: Uniting for a Common Cause

October 18, 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
The Census happens just once every 10 years but its outcomes have serious ramifications: Will California lose a congressional seat? Will billions of dollars in Medicaid, SNAP, and Medicare resources be left on the table? A fair and accurate Census...

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