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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

Areas of Focus 
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.
Resource

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?
Blog

Free Online Legal Training on the Electioneering Prohibition

Release Date: 
11/02/2015
With election season approaching, foundations are looking for ways to make sure their staff members understand the rules regarding election-related activity for 501(c)(3) organizations. Legal staff at three NCG member foundations teamed up to give...
Blog

Sustaining San Francisco Artists: The Minnesota Street Project

Release Date: 
10/26/2015
Last year, KQED informed us that our neighborhoods were changing–tech sector demand for real estate is driving up prices, and San Francisco art galleries are being displaced. The Rappaport's are impacting the arts community in a new way.
Blog

NCG's Resource HUB

Release Date: 
09/27/2015
NCG publishes post-program resources regularly, but recently many of our members are publishing their own resources and toolkits–we wanted to share! Below is a collection of resources including emerging leader best practices, impact investing,...
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