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How is Prosperity Now working to address wealth inequality?

Written by: Troy Price

Date: February 20, 2018

Editor’s note: This post is part of an ongoing series of posts featuring NCRP nonprofit members. The classic American dream comes with a lot of promises. Things like going to college, owning a home and saving… Read More

NCRP response to GEO’s call for a new definition of effectiveness

Written by: Aaron Dorfman

Date: February 15, 2018

The last few years have been complicated and challenging ones for the country. The three and a half years since the Ferguson Uprising have brought a renewed national focus on the depth, breadth and cost of… Read More

The Center for Medicare Advocacy can build on past victories with long-term capacity support

Written by: Troy Price

Date: February 13, 2018

Editor’s note: This post is part of an ongoing series of posts featuring NCRP nonprofit members. Glenda Jimmo, a blind woman confined to a wheelchair after diabetes took her right leg, required multiple weekly home health… Read More

Calling for grantmakers to step up to help secure a positive future

Written by: NCRP

Date: February 08, 2018

Many working for a fair, equitable and just future for our communities are bracing for a tough year ahead. Divisive rhetoric will continue, as will attempts to rollback progress on critical social, economic and environmental issues.… Read More

By funding in the South, donors can help repair damage done by extraction of Southern wealth

Written by: Iimay Ho

Date: February 06, 2018

I was born and raised in North Carolina, and Southern values of community, hospitality and mutual aid run deep for me. Even though I no longer live in the South, its ways of being infuses my… Read More

Corporate donations to public schools are a poor substitute for government funding

Written by: Nick Faber

Date: February 01, 2018

Four years ago, the Saint Paul Federation of Teachers (SPFT), along with parents and community members, committed ourselves to ensuring that students in Saint Paul, particularly students of color, receive a quality education.  While we've made… Read More


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