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17 Oct 2019

Collaborative Skills and Group Facilitation Workshop

October 17, 2019 -
9:00am to 1:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
This event is at capacity. If you are interested in registering, email Kate Seely at kseely@ncg.org and she will be in touch if space opens. Skillful collaboration is facilitated by an open mind and heart, keen powers of observation of self and...
19 Feb 2019

The Role of Philanthropy in Scaling Solutions toward Systems Change

February 19, 2019 -
9:30am to 12:00pm
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
How can funder behavior evolve to be more collaborative, and more supportive of scaling the solutions and impact of grantees whose work creates positive, systemic changes to pressing problems? For more than two years, the Scaling Solutions toward...
30 Jan 2019

A Grantmaking New Year’s Resolution: A Values-Based Grantmaking Practice

January 30, 2019 -
9:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
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...
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...
26 Jun 2018

Being the Change: Foundations Transforming for Greater Impact

June 26, 2018 -
9:30am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Today, many foundations are re-examining the role they can play in addressing societies more challenging problems. As foundations embrace ever more ambitious and complex approaches for creating social change, they are taking an intentional approach...
20 Jun 2018

Exploring Organizational Capacity and Health: A Guide to Assessment Tools

June 20, 2018 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Webinar
Nonprofits have something important in common: the need to be a healthy organization to effectively provide services, assess community needs, and adapt to emerging trends. So… how can you gauge whether an organization is healthy? Organizational...
15 Nov 2016

Moving Black-Led Organizations from Crisis to Change: Solutions for Sustainability

November 15, 2016 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
The San Francisco Foundation
A report issued last year by the Bay Area Black United Fund - Black-Led Organizations (BLOs) in the Bay Area: From Crisis to Change - noted that BLO’s which are lifelines to low-income Black communities are especially vulnerable due to a cumulative...
19 Oct 2016

Building Collaboration from the Inside Out - Peninsula (A GEO Special Feature)

October 19, 2016 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
Before collaboration became the latest philanthropic buzzword, many grantmakers were already collaborating in ways both large and small around shared concerns or core issues and beliefs. But because collaboration is hard and messy, both grantmakers...
28 Sep 2016

Financial Series 2016 | Session 3 - Strategic Financial Management: “Thinking like a Finance Person” (SF)

September 28, 2016 -
9:30am to 12:30pm
The James Irvine Foundation
In this workshop, Program Officers will gain an understanding of how to engage in a dialogue with grantees to identify their capacity for fiscal strategy around complex issues.

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