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Feb 23, 2017, 13:15 ET Jennifer Choi to Join NCRP as Vice President and Chief Content Officer

The National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP) today announced that Jennifer Choi, program officer at Robert R. McCormick Foundation,...


Dec 07, 2016, 08:00 ET Philanthropy: Conversation and Action Needed on Equity

As the country prepares for a new president, foundations and philanthropists play an important role supporting efforts that promote equity and...


Nov 29, 2016, 08:00 ET U.S. Grantmakers Overlooked Underserved Communities During, After Great Recession

Less than a third of the $16.6 billion the country's large foundations give out annually, on average, went toward helping America's underserved...


Nov 28, 2016, 08:30 ET NCRP to Prioritize Social Movements, Engage Wealthy Donors to Increase Philanthropic Support for Equity and Justice

Over the past 10 years, U.S. foundations have moved painfully slowly toward adopting practices that address the urgent problems our communities...


Aug 25, 2016, 08:00 ET D.C. Association of Grantmakers Offers Lessons in Tackling Race and Racial Justice

 As the country continues to witness economic, racial and other forms of injustice every day, foundations and philanthropists continue to play...


Jun 22, 2016, 08:00 ET Oregon Community Foundation Isn't Supporting Enough Groups Led by People of Color, LGBTQ, says new Philamplify report

 Across the country, many individuals and families use their local community foundations to support nonprofits and causes they care about. Most...


May 19, 2016, 08:00 ET Foundations: Don't Overlook Transgender Community, SDGs and State-Level Civic Engagement

Early this month, progressive grantmakers and nonprofits gathered at the 2016 NCRP Impact Awards reception to celebrate the inspiring work of this...


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...


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 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"...


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...


Jun 10, 2014, 14:15 ET Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leaders Gather in Washington for 2014 NCRP Impact Awards

 Hundreds of leaders from the country's top nonprofits and foundations gathered yesterday for the second annual NCRP Impact Awards. Hosted by...


May 28, 2014, 08:00 ET Partnerships and Relationship-Building Boost Philanthropy's Effectiveness

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