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Remembering a Mentor, Ambassador James A. Joseph

Date: March 17, 2023

Has someone ever said a sentence that changed your life?  I mean an in-person moment in which a wise person looked at you, took the time to really see you, and deciphered within you something you… Read More

My Philanthropic Awakening

Written by: Boyer Bazelais

Date: March 03, 2023

Last week, I attended the Miami Foundation's 2023 State of Black Philanthropy. This event sought to celebrate the organizations and individuals working to support Black communities in Miami. Over 100 attendees enjoyed a night of amazing… Read More

Black Funding Denied: Where are we two years later?

Written by: Katherine Ponce

Date: March 02, 2023

Following the murder of George Floyd in 2020, the Movement for Black Lives helped catalyze a historic national racial reckoning in almost every sector and institution in the United States. Of course, structural racism did not… Read More

Is donating your company to a foundation or nonprofit a desirable trend?

Written by: Aaron Dorfman

Date: February 06, 2023

With the news last week that Dr. Peter Buck bequeathed his 50 percent stake in Subway to the Peter and Carmen Lucia Buck Foundation, I think it’s safe to say that donating your company to a… Read More

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


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