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Nonprofit Displacement: Solutions for Permanent and Affordable Spaces

Publication date: 
02/2017
Displacement threats to arts and cultural organizations are an increasingly urgent problem in cities and communities across the country. Fellow funders, city governments and nonprofits are searching for solutions to help protect our most valued arts and cultural assets. Today, the Kenneth Rainin Foundation has launched a new online resource to showcase an innovative solution that can help secure permanent, affordable spaces for arts nonprofits.
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Resources from Addressing Displacement of Nonprofit Organizations

Publication date: 
11/2014
Presentations regarding the displacement of nonprofit organizations resulting from the effects of rising rents in San Francisco and an exploration of the strategies being implemented by the City in partnership with foundations
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Development without Displacement: Resisting Gentrification in the Bay Area

Publication date: 
04/2014
The culmination of a year-long collaboration between Causa Justa::Just Cause and the Alameda County Public Health Department, this report is a first of its kind combining neighborhood analysis using a quantifiable “gentrification typology,” with interviews of affected populations and public health research to present a comprehensive definition of gentrification in the Bay Area.
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CEO Message | From Emergency Loans to Preventing Displacement: Marking a Transition in NCG’s Support of the Bay Area’s Nonprofit Sector

Release Date: 
06/07/2018
More than 40 years ago, changes in federal funding practices undermined nonprofits dependent on those funds to maintain steady cash flow and financial stability. To address this, a group of local funders...
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The Solutions-Side to the Nonprofit Displacement Problem

Release Date: 
03/29/2018
The Bay Area’s real estate boom is on full display from our office windows. The dizzying new Salesforce tower gleams over the city, and smaller skyscrapers are quickly sprouting up in the blocks around it. Across the Bay, Oakland is seeing...
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Bay Area Organizations Work to Protect Nonprofits from Displacement

Release Date: 
11/16/2017
The Nonprofit Displacement Project, organized by philanthropy network Northern California Grantmakers in 2015, is working to secure affordable space for nonprofits in the Bay Area as well as to provide them with the technical skills to find and keep...
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Risky Real Estate

Release Date: 
03/15/2017
This feature article by Inside Philanthropy reminds colleagues in the sector of the ongoing pressures caused by nonprofit displacement. NCG, together with The San Francisco Foundation and other partners, established the nonprofit displacement crisis...
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The Lease Is Up — Now What?

Release Date: 
03/02/2017
Unaffordable office space can be destabilizing – particularly in the Bay Area. In the four years between 2011 and 2014, over 1,800 nonprofits left San Francisco. While this phenomena does not just impact San Francisco and Oakland, these areas are...

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