In the first half of 2016, we added 49 new posts to NCRP’s blog. Below are the 10 most popular posts during the past six months. Thank you to all of our excellent contributors and our readers for helping us keep a close eye on philanthropy! Stay tuned for more exciting posts from staff and guest contributors during the rest of 2016!
Nick Szuberla, executive director and co-founder of Working Narratives, discussed how mass incarceration and other criminal justice issues present an opportunity to unite rural and urban communities to drive for change.
Tahirih Ziegler, executive director of Detroit LISC, wrote about how foundation investment in communities is a prime strategy for long-term success.
NCRP Senior Fellow Dan Petegorsky looked at the M. J. Murdock Charitable Trust, an unexpected contributor to radical right-wing groups.
NCRP Project Associate Caitlin Duffy called on foundations to use explicit racial equity language in their work.
NCRP Executive Director Aaron Dorfman authored a tribute to Niki Jagpal, former NCRP senior director of research and policy.
Craig McGarvey, a former foundation program officer, reviewed Erica Kohl-Arenas’s book The Self-Help Myth: How Philanthropy Fails to Alleviate Poverty.
Jennifer Teunon, executive director of the Medina Foundation, asked this question to encourage philanthropy to increase unrestricted grants.
Laura Zabel, executive director of Minnesota nonprofit Springboard for the Arts, provided five tips for how foundations can build leadership and relationship capacity in the communities they serve.
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Peter Haldis is a communications associate at NCRP.