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6 Ways funders can support visionary freedom

Written by: Manuela Arciniegas, Bryan Perlmutter, Jessica Pierce

Date: March 29, 2021

Editor's note: This post was originally published on NCRP's Medium page. Society is battling threats on multiple fronts: The pandemic, ongoing police brutality and anti-Black violence, rapid climate change and the cascading effects are falling squarely… Read More

Announcing the 2021 NCRP Impact Awards Selection Committee

Written by: Eleni Refu

Date: March 25, 2021

Since 2013, NCRP has honored the best of philanthropy through our NCRP Impact Awards initiative, and since 2019, we've used a 10-person Selection Committee to select the winners. I am excited to announce today the 10 outstanding… Read More

How has NCRP influenced your philanthropic practice?

Written by: Lisa Ranghelli

Date: March 23, 2021

In 2016 NCRP approved a 10-year strategic framework. We committed to drive more sector resources to social movements led by under-resourced communities and to advance intersectional racial justice.   Since then, we’ve been collecting some data and learning as we go. Now, as we reach… Read More

Denouncing anti-Asian hate means dismantling white supremacy and misogyny

Written by: NCRP

Date: March 18, 2021

We at NCRP sit with heavy hearts over the continued anti-Asian violence that has been going on across the nation during the last year, including this week's shootings of Tan Xiajie, Julie Park, Feng Daoyou, Park… Read More

It’s time for philanthropy to think differently about reproductive access

Written by: Timi Gerson

Date: March 11, 2021

When I became pregnant with my first child, I had health insurance, financial stability and excellent prenatal care.   I had a home, nutritious food, a car, a hospital located nearby and someone to drive me there.   I hadn’t done anything to deserve these things. I had them largely because as a white, upper class woman there are multiple societal structures built… Read More

Strengthening the Infrastructure for Black-led Social Change

Written by: NCRP

Date: March 04, 2021

  This past February’s Black History Month saw several philanthropic foundations announce increased support for racial equity efforts, as sector leaders and advocates sought to deepen conversations around Afrolatinidad, white supremacy and grantmaking to Black-led organizations… Read More


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