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Philanthropy, we have nothing to lose but our chains

Written by: Jeanné Isler

Date: November 14, 2017

On Nov. 1-2, the Executives’ Alliance for Boys and Men of Color convened its foundation CEO members and other community stakeholders to explore the idea that boys and men of color (BMOC) are the architects of… Read More

What will happen to large donations and bequests if the estate tax is repealed?

Written by: Kristina ("Yna") C. Moore

Date: November 08, 2017

Editor’s note: Since the publication of this post, Jefferson Smith resigned from his appointment as director of the Oregon Center for Public Policy, reportedly as a result of criticism of the hire due to a citation… Read More

Philanthropy: Let’s make sure Latinx voices have the resources they need for criminal justice reform

Written by: Troy Price

Date: October 31, 2017

From street-level interactions between law enforcement and the undocumented to penal systems obscuring the incarcerated, the unique concerns Latinx communities face in the American criminal justice system are often overlooked in conversations about reform. Last month,… Read More

Estate tax repeal would be devastating for philanthropy in America

Written by: Aaron Dorfman

Date: October 24, 2017

Editor's note: This post was originally published on HuffPost. I have some important questions for United States Senators who, along with President Donald Trump, are intent on repealing the estate tax. Let me be clear: Repeal… Read More

To build healthy relationships with grantees, funders need to shift the power dynamics

Written by: Jennifer Choi

Date: October 20, 2017

Power dynamics are the most significant source of tension in building trust and healthy relationships for better place-based funding by national funders. It’s touchy and no one really wants to name it, but it’s true: It’s very… Read More

NCRP members are making a difference!

Written by: NCRP

Date: October 06, 2017

To showcase our nonprofit members, NCRP invited them to submit their mission and a story of impact to be presented as a poster at last month’s 2017 Impact Awards reception in New Orleans. We received more… Read More


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