WASHINGTON, Jan. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP) is seeking nominations for the 2016 NCRP Impact Awards. Now in its fourth year, the awards celebrate U.S. foundations that attack the root causes of social problems, empower underserved communities and demonstrate public leadership. The awardees will be celebrated at a reception on Tuesday, May 3, during the Grantmakers for Effective Organizations' Conference in Minneapolis.
The awards will honor grantmakers practicing high-impact philanthropy in four categories: Large Private Foundation, Small/Midsize Foundation, Corporate Foundation and Grantmaking Public Charity. Nominations are open to all and winners will be selected based on exemplary grantmaking, leadership in philanthropy and a commitment to diversity, inclusion and equity.
All are encouraged to participate by nominating up to 10 foundations and sharing why you have selected your choices by January 22. Additional information about the NCRP Impact Awards and nomination forms are available on NCRP's website.
Last year's NCRP Impact Awardees included Blue Shield of California Foundation, Brooklyn Community Foundation, Needmor Fund, New York Foundation and Open Society Foundations. Watch a short video recapping the 2015 NCRP Impact Awards reception.
The National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy in Washington, D.C., is a national watchdog, research and advocacy organization that promotes philanthropy that serves the public good, is responsive to people and communities with the least wealth and opportunity, and is held accountable to the highest standards of integrity and openness. Visit www.ncrp.org.
SOURCE National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy