Strategic Philanthropy

14 Feb 2018

Disruption and Diversity: Using Capital to Combat Displacement and Gentrification

February 14, 2018 -
11:30am to 2:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
The Bay Area, driven by the tech economy, has become a symbol of disruption and dynamism. The region’s economic engine is attracting jobs and spurring speculation, but this transformation is reshaping the geography into a sprawling mega-region...
01 Feb 2018

Grantee Financial Resilience for Nonprofits: A Framework

February 1, 2018 -
9:30am to 12:30pm
Northern California Grantmakers
In this session, we will discuss what it takes for a nonprofit to move from surviving to thriving, explore key values that are embodied in the culture of financially resilient organizations, and discuss the leadership behaviors and practices that...
01 Nov 2017

Crack the Capacity Building Nut: Fresh Breakthroughs from Chicago

November 1, 2017 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Trying to do right by grantees hasn’t always worked out the way it’s intended. Why do philanthropy’s well-meaning capacity building efforts so often result in scowls, or worse, wasted time for the grantees and wasted money for funders? Learning for...
18 Oct 2017

Census 2020: Uniting for a Common Cause

October 18, 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
The Census happens just once every 10 years but its outcomes have serious ramifications: Will California lose a congressional seat? Will billions of dollars in Medicaid, SNAP, and Medicare resources be left on the table? A fair and accurate Census...
04 Oct 2017

Building Community Power: Democracy at the Local Level

October 4, 2017 -
10:00am to 11:30am
Webinar
At a time when many are looking for bright spots when it comes to democracy, this session will introduce funders to new efforts in California to reimagine democracy at the local level. These new tools for community power and democracy are broadening...
19 Sep 2017

California Philanthropy’s Role in Making the Federal Government Work For All

September 19, 2017 -
9:30am to 11:30am
Northern California Grantmakers
During a time of immense change in Washington, DC, the philanthropic community is demonstrating an unprecedented level of interest in the condition and direction of our federal government. Foundations and philanthropists have recognized how...
08 Aug 2017

Full Cost Project One-Day Workshop: Unpacking Full Cost

August 8, 2017 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Google Community Space
The Full Cost conversation is happening nationally, and funders here in California have a special opportunity to lead the way and make an impact on grantmaking practices far beyond our own region.
27 Jul 2017

A New Twist: What’s the Latest Breakthrough in Philanthropy?

July 27, 2017 -
11:30am to 1:30pm
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative
Please note that this program is at capacity. Please email mhart@ncg.org to be added to our waitlist. The Peninsula Philanthropy Network is pleased to invite you to learn from practitioners forging new approaches in philanthropy...
19 Jul 2017

Building Power for a Healthy Democracy: Lessons for California Grantmakers

July 19, 2017 -
3:00pm to 4:30pm
Northern California Grantmakers
The cracks in the foundation of our democracy are becoming increasingly exposed – toxic partisanship, low voter turnout, a flood of special-interest money, the erosion of voting rights, gerrymandering, and a U.S. Census process that is at a crisis...
08 Jun 2017

Collaboration Gone Right: 9 Funders and 69 Nonprofits Make Regional Change Work

June 8, 2017 -
11:00am to 1:30pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Foundations often extol the virtues of collaboration but it can be difficult to conceptualize, manage, and execute. The San Joaquin Valley Health Fund offers a blueprint for how to engage a variety of funders and partners from multiple sectors to...

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