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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 16, 2014, 11:58 ET

Lessons for Today's Social Justice Movement from the Freedom Funders

 The National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP) today released "Freedom Funders: Philanthropy and the Civil Rights Movement,...

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...

May 14, 2014, 11:01 ET

Ben & Jerry's Foundation, The California Endowment, Hill-Snowdon Foundation, and Liberty Hill Foundation Win Award from Philanthropy Watchdog Group

Today, the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP) announced the recipients of its 2014 NCRP Impact Awards, which honors foundations...

May 06, 2014, 11:14 ET

Indiana's Lumina Foundation Examined in New Project from Philanthropy Watchdog

 Today, the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP) launched Philamplify, a new project aimed at bursting philanthropy's...

May 06, 2014, 11:12 ET

Atlanta's Woodruff Foundation Examined in New Project by Philanthropy Watchdog

Today, the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP) launched Philamplify, a new project aimed at bursting philanthropy's "isolation...

May 06, 2014, 11:11 ET

Philly's William Penn Foundation Examined in New Project by Philanthropy Watchdog

Today, the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP) launched Philamplify, a new project aimed at bursting the "isolation bubble" in...

May 06, 2014, 11:09 ET

Philanthropy Watchdog Combines Crowdsourcing with Expert Critiques in New Groundbreaking Website

 Today, the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP) launched Philamplify, a new project aimed at bursting the "isolation bubble"...

Feb 04, 2014, 08:00 ET

Moving philanthropy forward in engaging in mission investing

"Responsive Philanthropy" tackles myths, shares examples of foundation engagement, additional resources and more The National Committee for...

Jan 14, 2014, 10:00 ET

Call for Nominations: 2014 NCRP Impact Awards

National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy seeks nominations for outstanding U.S. grantmakers for exemplary work in 2013 The National...

Dec 10, 2013, 10:00 ET

National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy Releases Findings from Unique New Assessment of Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation

NCRP develops a unique, comprehensive appraisal tool to increase foundation effectiveness The National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy...

Nov 20, 2013, 09:00 ET

Challenging Assumptions to Make Philanthropy More Effective

"Responsive Philanthropy" looks at nonprofit leadership, philanthrocapitalism and more The National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy...

Nov 13, 2013, 10:00 ET

New Report: Philanthropy Needs to 'Smash Silos' to Help Address Social and Economic Crises

NCRP says multi-issue advocacy and organizing are critical to solving contentious problems on poverty, environment, health and other issues...

Sep 26, 2013, 11:11 ET

National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy Announces New Board Leadership, Five New Board Members

Dr. Sherece West-Scantlebury elected as board chair of country's philanthropy watchdog group  The National Committee for Responsive...

Sep 19, 2013, 10:00 ET

National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy Announces 2013 Community Foundation Hall of Fame

12 community foundations to be recognized during the Council on Foundations Conference  The National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy...

Sep 18, 2013, 09:00 ET

Philanthropy's Promise Marks its 2nd Year Anniversary with 165 Foundations Dedicated to Strengthening Communities

Foundations representing nearly $3.76 billion in annual giving are signed on to Philanthropy's Promise, a national effort to prioritize the needs...