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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
This 90-minute session will be followed by an on-site reception. 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...
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...
05 Jun 2017

Advancing Strategy: How to Lead Change in Corporate Societal Engagement (San Francisco)

June 5, 2017 -
9:30am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
In corporate societal engagement, strategic clarity and focused results are not accidental – they are achieved through inquiry, intentionality, and investment. We often find executives aspiring for change but lacking the necessary tools and...
08 Dec 2016

Ready to "Get On the Map?" A Quick How-To

December 8, 2016 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Online Webinar
This webinar is part of a monthly series designed to help funders electronically report ("eReport") their grants data to Foundation Center's Foundation Maps online mapping technology. We will walk through instructions for sharing all the necessary...

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