Over the past year, Northern California Grantmakers has been implementing a new strategic direction that has emphasized the power of working collaboratively to develop comprehensive solutions for the challenges facing communities. After a deep look at its membership criteria, the Board recently approved an expansion of NCG's membership eligibility criteria.
Philanthropy New York has announced that it will establish a new Philanthropy Center in Times Square, and a breakthrough of over $2 million in early pledges to its Fund for 2025 campaign to grow the capacity of the region's philanthropic sector.
Joyce White of Grantmakers of Oregon and Southwest Washington has authored a guest blog post on the Foundation Center's Philantopic blog detailing GOSW's history working with the Foundation Center and the steps that lead to yesterday's announcement of a strategic alliance between the Forum Network and the Foundation Center.
Lisa Fasolo Frishman has been named the new executive director of Grantmakers Forum of New York, effective September 15, 2014. She will succeed Liz Wilder, who will retire on October 3 after 13 years in that position.