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Statement encouraging increased giving in this time of crisis

Written by: Ana Marie Argilagos, David Biemesderfer, Phil Buchanan, Dan Cardinali, Aaron Dorfman, Kathleen Enright, Nicholas A. Tedesco, Anne Wallestad, Marcus Walton

Date: April 02, 2020

April 2nd - NCRP and a coalition of 8 organizations released a statement Thursday urging their philanthropic colleagues to increase their giving to nonprofits, even if means dipping into their endowments. The statement echoes NCRP's consistent… Read More

Rapid response in the time of pandemic: Building movements with remote teams

Written by: NCRP

Date: March 23, 2020

Many of us have been forced to work from home for the first time in response to the coronavirus. NCRP nonprofit member Define American has 11 best practices for organizations dealing with this new reality: As… Read More

Nonprofits challenge philanthropy to innovate as they navigate COVID-19 hardships

Written by: Janay Richmond

Date: March 21, 2020

Over the last several weeks, COVID-19 has further exposed the gaping holes in our social safety net that many NCRP nonprofits work tirelessly to address on a daily basis. As communities begin to craft solutions to… Read More

What you resist will persist: Power Moves across the Southeast and Appalachia

Written by: Mary Snow, Tracey Greene-Washington

Date: March 19, 2020

What you resist will persist is such a powerful frame to describe the complex, tedious and often exhausting dance that occurs between the national philanthropic sector and rural grassroots leaders who are moving transformational work with… Read More

My favorite funder responses so far to COVID-19

Written by: Aaron Dorfman

Date: March 18, 2020

It’s still early in the COVID-19 crisis, yet many funders have already taken important steps to support grantees. Dozens of community foundations have established rapid response funds, which will be hugely important. Kudos to Seattle Foundation… Read More

By the numbers: How philanthropy responded during the Great Recession

Written by: Ryan Schlegel

Date: March 13, 2020

Editor's note: The charts and graphs in this post are best viewed on a computer or tablet. With nonprofits feeling the financial impact of the current coronavirus outbreak, many leaders are wondering how the philanthropic sector… Read More

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