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2014 Corporate Philanthropy Awards: Call for Nominations

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014


July 24, 2014
7:15 – 10:00 am

Fairmont Hotel
950 Mason Street
San Francisco, CA

Nominations Now Being Accepted

Nominate an exemplary corporation by June 7, 2014.

Both company + nonprofit partnerships and corporate self-nominations are welcome and encouraged.

Select one category from the Corporate Philanthropy Awards program:

  • Community Partnership in Sustainabilitypresented by Levi Strauss
  • Community Health Partner of the Yearpresented by Kaiser Permanente
  • Education Partner of the Yearpresented by CSAA Insurance Group, a AAA Insurer
  • Community Change and Impact

An independent selection committee consisting of experts with backgrounds in corporate community affairs, philanthropy, nonprofit management, education, and healthcare will select one winner for each category. We will notify award recipients in mid-June.

Recipients will be honored at the 14th annual Corporate Philanthropy Summit & Awards on July 24, 2014 at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco.

Tickets available soon.

For questions, contact Tom Van Ess, Community Partnership Manager at the San Francisco Business Times, at or 415.288.4932.

Zellerbach Appoints New Executive Director

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

NCG member Zellerbach Family Foundation announced last month the appointment of Allison Magee as the foundation’s new Executive Director. Allison began in her new role at the beginning of February following the retirement of previous Executive Director Cindy Rambo who left the foundation at the end of January.

For the past 10 years, Allison has worked for the City and County of San Francisco, where she has served as a leader in strengthening services for system-involved youth and their families. Her recent work as Deputy Director of the San Francisco Juvenile Probation Department includes the development of a national model for juvenile justice system reform…

Please join NCG in wishing Cindy Rambo well as she begins her retirement and in welcoming Allison to our philanthropic community.

Read the full press release.


BABIP 20th Anniversary Reception and Community Impact Awards

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014

Join Bay Area Blacks in Philanthropy (BABIP) on February 27th, 4:30-7:00pm, as it celebrates its 20th Anniversary Reception and Community Impact Awards.


Looking Back, Leaning Forward
Celebrating 20 Years of Bay Area Black Philanthropy

The San Francisco Bay Area has a rich network of Black philanthropists, philanthropic professionals, and Black community-serving nonprofits. Together, these three groups provide money, knowledge, and services to address some of the most pressing challenges facing our region.

Since the early 1990’s, Bay Area Blacks in Philanthropy (BABIP) has been connecting constituencies; advocating for philanthropic leadership, brokering resources, lifting up what works, building community capacity, and strengthening professional and personal networks.

During Black History Month, join BABIP’s Board of Directors, event Honorary Committee and sponsors, and special guests to celebrate BABIP’s 20th Anniversary and 2014 Community Impact Award recipients. Help BABIP recognize its past achievements and chart an inspiring future that amplifies their giving power and collective impact.

Event Information

Date: February 27, 2014
Time: 4:30-7:00pm
Location: St. Regis San Francisco, 125 3rd Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
Ticket Price: $120 per person

Register online to attend.

For more information on sponsoring this event, please contact Summer Jackson at or 415.362.4808.

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