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Who will take home NCRP’s “Mover and Shaker” Impact Award?

Written by: Jeanné Lewis

Date: November 06, 2019

The winner of the 2019 "Mover and Shaker" NCRP Impact Award is: Join us in congratulating Unbound Philanthropy The "Mover and Shaker" Award for Bold Peer Organizing. The NCRP Impact Awards Selection Committee chose Unbound for… Read More

Our first 2019 NCRP Impact Awards winner

Written by: Jeanné Lewis

Date: October 30, 2019

We’re excited to announce the first of our 2019 NCRP Impact Awardees: Join us in congratulating Emergent Fund The "Get Up, Stand Up" Award for Bold Rapid Response. This rapid response fund created following the November… Read More

How funders are stepping up: Women and the environment

Written by: Terry Odendahl

Date: October 29, 2019

Climate change and subsequent damage to water, land and clean air affects women differently than men. Women walk farther when water and firewood runs out, work harder for less when erratic weather patterns wreak havoc on… Read More

Engaged grantmaking: Collaborating with communities

Written by: Caroline McCoy

Date: October 22, 2019

At the Robert R. McCormick Foundation, we’re delighted to see that more funders are using participatory grantmaking to elevate the voices and leadership of the communities they partner with and serve. Participatory grantmaking helps shift the… Read More

Foundations and donors: It’s time to support transformative grassroots work

Written by: NCRP

Date: October 08, 2019

As communities and grassroots organizations across the country continue to fight for equity and justice, many grantmakers and donors are looking for optimal ways to support them. “Now is not the time for business as usual.… Read More

Remembering Rikers Island: Nonprofits and foundations partner for reparative justice

Written by: Troy Price

Date: October 03, 2019

Updated Oct, 7, 2019 to include additional information about the Rikers Public Memory Project and the David Rockefeller Fund's involvement. A collaboration between criminal justice reform advocates, storytellers and a pair of funders has birthed a… Read More


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