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The most popular blog posts of 2018

Written by: Peter Haldis

Date: January 01, 2019

Last week, we recapped many of NCRP's activities and accomplishments from 2018. One thing we didn't mention: In 2018, we added 96 posts to NCRP's blog. And, if you follow NCRP on Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter, you've… Read More

3 Lessons for philanthropists from the midterm elections

Written by: Aaron Dorfman

Date: November 12, 2018

Updated 11/19/2018 to clarify that The Nathan Cummings Foundation increased its payout rate from 5.75% to 6.75% in 2017 and 2018, and has committed to maintaining an elevated payout rate for the next 3 years. The… Read More

Defending dissent in a time of fascism

Written by: Darakshan Raja

Date: October 12, 2018

If anything can give us hope in the face of the inhumane and unjust policies of the Trump Administration, it’s the visible dissent from millions of everyday people in the United States. The Women’s March brought… Read More

Invest, democratize, organize! Building movements and community in the South

Written by: Jackie Cornejo

Date: September 11, 2018

Southern cities are growing – many at a much more rapid pace than the national average. According to the U.S. Census, eight out of the 15 cities with the largest population gains are in the South.… Read More

Remembering Angelo Falcón

Written by: NCRP

Date: May 31, 2018

An expert in Latino politics and policy issues, Angelo was featured in various media outlets such as The Nation, CNN and CNN en Español, National Public Radio and many others. He was the founder of the… Read More

Today’s youth care and they’re activated! So what’s next for funders?

Written by: NCRP

Date: May 23, 2018

While the events of the past year-and-a-half have left many frustrated, angry and disappointed, they’ve also moved many people to take action with their dollars and voices. “From #BlackLivesMatter to #MeToo and #NeverAgain, we’re seeing a… Read More


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