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A humbling (foundation) admission about Indian mascots … and a glimmer of hope for the future

Written by: Raymond Foxworth

Date: May 17, 2018

In a May 7 op-ed in USA Today, Dr. Richard Besser, president and CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), publicly acknowledged changes to the foundation’s annual Sports Award. This annual competitive award is intended… Read More

Re-imagining philanthropy’s power structure to address inequities

Written by: Kimberly Casey

Date: May 15, 2018

Editor’s Note: This blog post is the second in a series of guest features on NCRP’s exciting new resource, Power Moves: Your essential philanthropy assessment guide for equity and justice. Forefront graciously served as co-host of… Read More

Timi Gerson to join NCRP as vice president and chief content officer

Written by: NCRP

Date: May 10, 2018

We’re excited to announce that Timi Gerson, strategic advocacy and communications consultant at Gerson Strategies, will be NCRP’s new Vice President and Chief Content Officer beginning May 21. Timi will oversee NCRP’s research and assessment efforts… Read More

Are you ready for a vision of philanthropy?

Written by: Maria Nakae

Date: May 09, 2018

Editor’s Note: This blog post is the first in a series of guest features on NCRP’s exciting new resource, Power Moves: Your essential philanthropy assessment guide for equity and justice. Justice Funders graciously served as co-host… Read More

Foundations: Is your funding overlooking civil legal aid?

Written by: Troy Price

Date: May 08, 2018

Editor’s note: This post is part of an ongoing series of posts featuring NCRP nonprofit members. A risk-taking funder is a change-making funder. Those who help fledgling, but inventive, nonprofits get off the ground and into… Read More

Making Power Moves: Why the best moment is now

Written by: Rev. Starsky D. Wilson

Date: May 03, 2018

Over last few years, we’ve kept up a dizzying pace. Movements from #BlackLivesMatter to #MeToo to #EnoughIsEnough have kept philanthropy on our toes. In the best-case scenario, we’ve heeded the charge to pay attention, leaned in… Read More

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