|Time:||9:30 AM - 11:30 AM|
|Location:||San Francisco Foundation - Koshland Room 225 Bush Street, 5th Fl, San Francisco|
How can you create greater impact with your philanthropy in spite of the general restraints or funding limitations facing your organization? State budget cuts and federal funding stalemates have meant that the philanthropic sector is often called upon to have greater impact, in spite of having limited ability to fill the gaps in government funding. Given the landscape of doing more with less, what are ways that funders can leverage their limited resources in tight economic markets to maximize social good?
Colleagues from private, family, corporate and public foundations gathered to hear how local funders are shifting their way of thinking and incorporating their institutional values into their day-to-day philanthropic practices, and at the same time creating positive and sustainable change for the communities they support. Whether through developing internal monitoring systems, incorporating racial equity analysis into their grantmaking, or supporting state-level policy efforts, these innovative funders provided examples of unique programs that embody their foundation's values - and amplify the positive impact of their grantmaking in the communities they serve.
Vini Bhansali, International Development Exchange
Inger Brinck, Women’s Foundation of California
Cedric Brown, Mitchell Kapor Foundation
Ray Colmenar, The California Endowment
Aaron Dorfman, National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy
Dana Kawaoka-Chen, Bay Area Justice Funders Network
Daniel Lee, Levi Strauss Foundation
This program wass a funders–only discussion, free and open to all NCG members and non-member funders.