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We Told You So: Restoring Roe, Doubting Dobbs, and Other Hard Lessons for Philanthropy

Written by: Brandi Collins-Calhoun

Date: January 26, 2023

It’s easy to remember where I was seven months ago this week. On Friday, June 24th, 2022, I sat at my desk, surrounded by the chaos and boxes from my recent move, hoping my new wi-fi… Read More

Keeping Pablo Alive in our Hearts, Heads & Actions

I remember when I first met Pablo. It was the fall of 2006. I had flown up to DC to interview for the job of executive director of NCRP. Pablo was on the search committee. I… Read More

Supporting NCRP Members This #Giving Tuesday & Beyond

Every year, after Thanksgiving and the consumer spending driven days of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, the push is for everyone to open up their charitable wallets and donate to their favorite causes and groups on… Read More

The Colcom Foundation and the culture of civility endanger Americans. Peer foundations can speak out and help make us all safer.

Written by: Avigail Oren

Date: November 22, 2022

In Western Pennsylvania, there is a long legacy of environmental stewardship by philanthropic organizations. It has taken generations of committed nature lovers, outdoor sporting enthusiasts, and climate activists decades to address the scars left during the… Read More

Democracy’s Future Depends on Investing in the South’s Refugee Leadership

Written by: Basma Alawee

Date: June 17, 2022

According to the UNHCR’s Global Trends report, 89.3 million people had been forcibly displaced worldwide by the end of 2021. Yet, for many Americans, the possibility of becoming a refugee seems abstract and detached from their… Read More

Black Migrant Justice Groups Deserve More than a Drop in the Bucket

Our country’s success is undeniably rooted in the success of all communities, including immigrants and refugees. Through our Movement Investment Project, NCRP has encouraged grantmakers to help support the inclusive and equitable future that we all… Read More


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