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May 04, 2016, 08:00 ET U.S. Rep. Ellison and Top Grantmakers Share Messages of Inspiration for Supporting Social Justice Movements at the 2016 NCRP Impact Awards

 "Bold commitment to fighting inequality and injustice" was the common theme at last night's gathering of foundation and nonprofit leaders from...


Apr 13, 2016, 08:00 ET NCRP: While New York Community Trust Mostly Delivers on Equity Goals, Its Donors Overlook NYC's Grassroots Nonprofits

The New York Community Trust is committed to investing in underserved communities and equity, and mostly follows through on those goals to achieve...


Mar 08, 2016, 08:00 ET Consumer Health Foundation, Evelyn & Walter Haas Jr. Fund, Patagonia, Sandler Foundation Named 2016 NCRP Impact Awardees

Today, the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP) announced the winners of the 2016 NCRP Impact Awards, which honors foundations in...


Feb 09, 2016, 08:00 ET Philanthropy Can Help Bring Together those Shut Out by the Political Process

 With the 2016 election already in full swing, the smartest people in philanthropy know that Election Day isn't the last stop on the road to...


Jan 12, 2016, 13:33 ET Philanthropy Watchdog Group Seeks Foundations to Honor at 2016 NCRP Impact Awards

The National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP) is seeking nominations for the 2016 NCRP Impact Awards. Now in its fourth year, the...


Dec 09, 2015, 08:00 ET New Philamplify Report: Knight Foundation Needs to Pursue Innovation with Equity in Mind

The Miami-based John S. and James L. Knight Foundation is synonymous with innovation, but many nonprofit leaders, peers and other stakeholders...


Nov 18, 2015, 08:00 ET Philanthropy Has Important Role to Play in Criminal Justice Reform

 Released today, the fall issue of "Responsive Philanthropy" is entirely devoted to how and why philanthropy should help advance criminal...


Oct 28, 2015, 08:00 ET New Philamplify Report: The Kresge Foundation on Path Toward Becoming Next Great Social Justice Philanthropy

 The Kresge Foundation is poised to be the next great social justice funder, according to a new report out today from the National...


Oct 06, 2015, 08:00 ET New NCRP Report: Family Foundations Are Behind the Curve in Supporting Nonprofit Advocacy, Community Organizing

 Foundations funded and led by wealthy families largely fail to support strategies that address the root causes of political, economic and...


Sep 25, 2015, 08:00 ET Four New Members Join National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy Board

The National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP) elected four exceptional new nonprofit leaders to its board of directors during its board...


Sep 16, 2015, 08:00 ET NCRP to Hold Philamplify Debate: Do Charter Schools, Vouchers Help Underserved Students?

 The National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP) will be holding the first-ever Philamplify Debate, "Reform Strategies for Education"...


Aug 25, 2015, 11:00 ET Philanthropy's Role in Katrina Response Holds Lessons 10 Years Later

The National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP) today released its summer issue of "Responsive Philanthropy," exploring key strategies...


Jun 16, 2015, 11:00 ET New Philamplify Report Criticizes Secretive Hess Foundation

Today, the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP) released a comprehensive analysis of the Hess Foundation as part of its...


May 20, 2015, 09:58 ET Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leaders Gather in San Francisco for 2015 NCRP Impact Awards

Last night in San Francisco, leaders from some of the country's top foundations and the city's nonprofits gathered for the third annual NCRP Impact...


May 15, 2015, 10:40 ET Philanthropy Must Confront Implicit Bias

Today, the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP) released a special edition of its quarterly journal devoted to philanthropy's role...


May 05, 2015, 10:01 ET New Philamplify Report: The Walton Family Foundation's $375M in Market-Oriented Grants Is a Hit for the Environment, But a Miss for Education

Today, the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP) released a comprehensive report analyzing the grantmaking of the Walton Family...


Apr 07, 2015, 08:00 ET Blue Shield of California Foundation, Brooklyn Community Foundation, Needmor Fund, New York Foundation and Open Society Foundations to Receive 2015 NCRP Impact Awards

 Today, the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP) announced the recipients of the 2015 NCRP Impact Awards, which honors...


Mar 03, 2015, 08:00 ET New NCRP Report: U.S. Foundations Underinvest in Nonprofit Leadership Development

Today, the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP) released "Cultivating Nonprofit Leadership: A (Missed?) Philanthropic...


Feb 03, 2015, 10:08 ET Funding for Grassroots Organizing Contributed to Executive Order on Immigration

The National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP) today released its winter issue of "Responsive Philanthropy," sharing insights from top...


Jan 15, 2015, 08:00 ET Philanthropy Watchdog Group Begins Search for Exemplary Foundations to Recognize at 2015 NCRP Impact Awards

The National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP) today announced a call for nominations for the 2015 NCRP Impact Awards. Now in its third...


Nov 12, 2014, 09:00 ET Philanthropy Benefits from Diverse Sources of Collaboration

The National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP) today released its fall issue of "Responsive Philanthropy," featuring pieces by top...


Jul 30, 2014, 15:03 ET Philanthropy Watchdog Asks IRS to Investigate Otto Bremer Foundation

In response to ongoing suspicious, and potentially illegal, behavior of the three trustees of Minnesota's Otto Bremer Foundation, the National...


Jun 25, 2014, 11:30 ET Los Angeles' The California Endowment Assessed by Philanthropy Watchdog in New Crowdsourcing Website

Today, the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP) unveiled its latest foundation assessment for Philamplify, a new project...


Jun 25, 2014, 10:30 ET Denver's Daniels Fund Assessed by Philanthropy Watchdog in New Crowdsourcing Website

Today, the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP) unveiled its latest foundation assessment for Philamplify, a new project...


Jun 25, 2014, 08:40 ET Philanthropy Watchdog Examines The California Endowment and Daniels Fund on New Crowdsourcing Website

Today, the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP) unveiled the latest pair of foundation assessments for Philamplify, a...