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01 Dec 2020

Impact Investing: Investing to Create Equitable Jobs

December 1, 2020 -
10:30am to 12:00pm
Webinar
As we rebuild our economy in the wake of COVID-19, we are left with an opportunity to make inclusive growth a new cornerstone of American economic progress. Join our Philanthropy CA peer, San Diego Grantmakers, to learn about San Diego Workforce...
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02 Sep 2020

Impact Investing: Disruptive Innovations in Health Care Investing and How Impact Investors Accelerated the COVID-19 Response

September 2, 2020 -
10:00am to 11:30am
Webinar
The race for COVID-19 vaccines, therapeutics and diagnostics is bringing forth the most powerful and innovative scientific collaboration in history. Join our Philanthropy CA peer, San Diego Grantmakers, to learn about philanthropy’s critical role to...
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24 Jun 2020

Impact Investing: An Impact Investing Journey to address California’s Housing Crisis

June 24, 2020 -
11:00am to 12:30pm
Webinar
More than half of all people experiencing unsheltered homelessness (108,000 individuals) in our country live in California. And, in the wake of our current pandemic, that number is bound to grow. With such staggering numbers, we are quickly...
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19 May 2020

Impact Investing: Making low risk, high impact community investments during the COVID-19 crisis

May 19, 2020 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Webinar
Learn from seasoned impact investors on how supporting Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) can create durable change with underserved communities and why supporting CDFIs is more important than ever to address inequities in the...
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27 Jun 2019

Building Greater Economic Mobility Through Social Enterprise

June 27, 2019 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Webinar
A Californian coalition ( The Economic Mobility Collaborative ) sets out this vision: “Every Californian should have a chance to work, to discover their potential, and to share that potential with others.” The Collaborative suggests that, among the...
20 Jun 2019

Reimagining Asset Building Through Community Ownership

June 20, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
OakStop
The asset building field has traditionally focused on asset building at the individual and family unit level. But imagine a world where people have an opportunity to share in the wealth and prosperity they help to create by controlling community...
20 Sep 2018

Don’t Start Trouble: Real-Life Examples on Advocacy and Lobbying

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September 20, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Watching the news and wondering if there’s a way to make your dollars and your voice count a little more? Join members as they share their experience jumping into the fray of advocacy and making changes in how they support grantees to pack some...
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.
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The Giving Code: Silicon Valley Nonprofits and Philanthropy

Publication date: 
10/2016
Why are Silicon Valley community-based organizations struggling to meet demand in one of the wealthiest and most sophisticated regions in the world? Why aren’t more Silicon Valley philanthropists directing their dollars toward local organizations and issues—in addition to national or global causes—and why hasn’t more entrepreneurial ingenuity been harnessed to solve local problems? What is the cause of these disconnects, and how might we help bring these two groups together in service of shared community?

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