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New Grantmakers Institute: Essential Skills & Strategies

Date: 4/17/2014 - 4/18/2014
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: The State Bar of California 180 Howard Street, 4th Floor

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Relatively new to philanthropy? Looking for an overview course to help ground you in the fundamentals of grantmaking? Look no further.

Be sure to mark your calendar to join us for the 2014 New Grantmakers Institute: Essential Skills & Strategies (NGI), NCG's annual signature professional development program. Intended for foundation staff with 2 or less years experience in the sector, NGI is also useful for grantmakers who want a refresher on grantmaking basics. This two-day highly interactive workshop will help grantmaking professionals build a framework and best practices for effective and ethical grantmaking. In addition to developing a network of peers, participants will have the special opportunity to learn from a dynamic faculty of seasoned philanthropic leaders.


The 2014 Institute will be facilitated by Bea Boccalandro, Founder and President, VeraWorks and taught by local philanthropic professionals and leaders.


The cost to attended this year's New Grantmakers Institute is:

NCG members: $550.00
Non-member funders: $695.00

Target Audience

This program is open to both Northern California Grantmakers members and non-member grantmakers. Northern California Grantmakers members, please log in to receive the member rate. If you do not know your login information, please contact us at please contact Member Services at any time at memberservices[at]ncg.org or 415.777.4111 ext.22.

Cancellation Policy

  • by March 20: 100% refund of registration fee
  • between March 21 - April 3: 50% refund of registration fee
  • Cancellation requests received after April 3 are not eligible for a refund, but registration is transferable.

More Details Soon

Registration for this year's New Grantmakers Institute is open! Check ncg.org/ngi for the latest information.

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