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30 Apr 2015

Key Traits of Phenomenal Foundation Executive Directors

April 30, 2015 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Foundation executive directors—particularly those with few or no staff—juggle many roles: strategic grantmaker, convener, collaborator, board wrangler, media spokesperson, technical assistance provider, mediator, and so much more. Exponent...
24 Feb 2015

Transforming Our Lives, Transforming Movement Building

February 24, 2015 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Evelyn & Walter Haas, Jr .Fund
The National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA) and generative somatics (gs) are thrilled to share a comprehensive report on the impact and effectiveness of NDWA’s SOL (Strategy Organizing Leadership) Initiative, coordinated in collaboration with gs...
21 Jan 2015

Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes: A Conversation and Celebration with New and Former CEOs

January 21, 2015 -
3:00pm to 6:30pm
Public Policy Institute of California
More than a dozen philanthropic institutions in the Bay Area have experienced leadership transitions within the last several years, an unprecedented occurrence. Join us for this lively discussion with new and former CEO’s about leadership, change,...
28 Oct 2014

Building the Bench: How Philanthropy Can Sustain Nonprofit Leaders

October 28, 2014 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
The James Irvine Foundation
This interactive briefing, co-sponsored by Northern California Grantmakers and Bay Area Justice Funders Network, will provide a three-way look at how the leadership bench is being built. Research from Rusty Stahl of Talent Philanthropy and Margi...
25 Sep 2014

Retrofitting Movements: Supporting Nonprofit Leaders in a Networked World

September 25, 2014 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
In this interactive session, learn how funders can partner with pioneering nonprofit leaders to embrace technology and breakthrough forms of collaboration.
12 Jun 2014

Conversations in Philanthropy Reading Group | Opening Up: Demystifying Funder Transparency

June 12, 2014 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
Foundation Center
Created in partnership with the Foundation Center, the Conversations in Philanthropy Reading Group uses the traditional book club model to help members get through that pile of recent reports, articles and guides they've been meaning to read.
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Resources for A Grantmaking New Year’s Resolution: A Values-Based Grantmaking Practice

Publication date: 
02/2019
Values-aligned grantmaking is becoming every day parlance in our field, with good reason: foundation professionals are increasingly conscious of the role they play in social change. Similarly, the challenges we face seem ever more difficult to solve, and the injustices individuals, communities, and the planet face are heartbreaking. Making highly effective grants across a portfolio and even across an entire foundation is the nut we are all trying to crack. Given the current moment in philanthropy, in our country, and across the world, grantmakers are looking more intentionally at their own...
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Resources from New Grantmakers Institute: Grantmaking for the 21st Century

Publication date: 
09/2016
If you're new to philanthropy, or interested in sharpening your skills, NCG's signature program, New Grantmakers Institute: Grantmaking for the 21st Century , helps build your framework for best practices for ethical and effective grantmaking, and helps you place yourself within this ecosystem you are a part of.
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Quantifying Hope: Philanthropic Support for Black Men and Boys

Publication date: 
04/2015
This report analyzes U.S. funding trends for Black men and boys and describes recent initiatives in the field of Black male achievement. The brief shows a distinct trend toward increased U.S. foundation funding for organizations and programs that are working to improve the life outcomes of Black males.

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