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06 Dec 2017

California Policy Forum Webinar | Federal Tax and the Budget Debate: Where Things Stand and Why It Matters to our Sector

December 6, 2017 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Zoom Webinar
The emerging federal budget picture has had nonprofits, funders, and communities across California expecting major impacts for housing, transportation, health, arts, education and workforce development, immigration, and many other areas -- and...
27 Jul 2017

The Problem of Poverty isn’t Getting any Younger: A Funder Briefing on Poverty and Aging

July 27, 2017 -
2:00pm to 4:30pm
Metta Fund
Of the many causes for worry, pressures on the elderly in our region rarely find their way to the top of the list. Nonetheless, the same inequities driving hardship today only worsen with age. Our region’s increasing poles of wealth and poverty and...
19 Jun 2017

The Future of Care in America

June 19, 2017 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Join us to explore a new vision for care in America called Universal Family Care: a portable, flexible benefit that American families can access during the critical times in our lives when we need care and support.
15 Jun 2017

Brace for Impact: What Possible Federal Budget Cuts Mean for the Bay Area (Silicon Valley)

June 15, 2017 -
9:30am to 12:00pm
Gordon & Betty Moore Foundation
The federal budget season kicked off in high gear with the release of presidential priorities in March. While the federal budget is far from being finalized, the anticipated impact may be widespread across housing, transportation, health, arts,...
09 Jun 2017

Brace for Impact: What Possible Federal Budget Cuts Mean for the Bay Area (SF)

June 9, 2017 -
9:30am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
The federal budget season kicked off in high gear with the release of presidential priorities in March. While the federal budget is far from being finalized, the anticipated impact may be widespread across housing, transportation, health, arts,...
01 May 2017

California Policy Forum Webinar | The First 101 Days of the Trump Presidency

May 1, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Online Webinar
After the first 101 days of the Trump presidency, what do we see in the future for Immigration, Health Care, and Charitable Tax Deductions/Tax Reform? Nothing is certain, but we do have 3 experts to share their knowledge with us at the May 1st lunch...
03 Mar 2017

Promoting Ethics and Accountability in the New Political Era

March 3, 2017 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Americans have a right know that their representatives are serving their interests and not profiting off their positions in government. Join us as we explore the historical roots of corruption, define and identify conflicts of interest and ethics...
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Philanthropic Policy Brief on COVID-19 Testing

Publication date: 
04/2020
This brief on COVID-19 testing is designed to support philanthropic discussion and aid in the coordination of the sector’s response. Philanthropy California offers a series of policy issues for consideration and action. Testing is a critical component in tracking and combating the COVID-19 pandemic. Individuals are asymptomatic for up to 2 weeks post-exposure, which influences their judgement on where and how to interact socially. Many have unwittingly put others at risk through social interaction or through community contact (e.g. spreading the virus to door handles, grab bars, etc.) before...
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COVID-19 Update: CARES Act and Lankford Amendment

Publication date: 
03/2020
On March 19, 2020, Senate Majority Leader McConnell proposed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, or CARES Act. The United States Senate will likely consider voting on this bill in the next 24 hours, depending on negotiations with the House of Representatives and the President. NCG, in coordination with our Philanthropy California colleagues, sent letters to Senator Dianne Feinstein and Senator Kamala Harris to respectfully request that the CARES Act include support for the nonprofit sector.
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NCG Letter of Support Assembly Bill 1487 – San Francisco Bay Area Regional Housing Finance Act

Publication date: 
09/2019
Northern California Grantmakers is pleased to support Assembly Bill 1487 – San Francisco Bay Area Regional Housing Finance Act. The bill will strengthen our region with more affordable homes and protections for longtime residents to ensure all Bay Area residents, no matter their color or income, have a safe, stable, affordable place to call home. We applaud the leadership to date on this effort and urge you to sign this important piece of legislation into law.
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