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Local grantmaking to immigrants and refugees doesn’t reflect demographics, threats

Written by: Aaron Dorfman

Date: May 13, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has re-affirmed how integral immigrants and refugees are to the health and security of the country as well as the unique challenges this community faces. Immigrants and refugees represent a disproportionate percentage of… Read More

What you resist will persist: Power Moves across the Southeast and Appalachia

Written by: Mary Snow, Tracey Greene-Washington

Date: March 19, 2020

What you resist will persist is such a powerful frame to describe the complex, tedious and often exhausting dance that occurs between the national philanthropic sector and rural grassroots leaders who are moving transformational work with… Read More

Give me your tired, your poor, no more? Philanthropy must respond in the face of xenophobia.

Written by: Stephanie Peng

Date: February 06, 2020

Anti-immigrant rhetoric has become all too common in the Trump era – most recently in this week’s State of the Union address. But it’s not all talk. Last week, on Holocaust Remembrance Day, the Supreme Court… Read More

3 Things small funders can do to turn racial equity rhetoric into reality

Written by: Ryan Schlegel

Date: February 04, 2020

It’s easy to forget, in a sector where Gateses, Fords, Lillys and Hewletts dominate the discourse, that most institutional philanthropies are small, leanly staffed, little-known foundations. In any given year, roughly a quarter of all U.S.… Read More

Nonprofits support boosts Puerto Rico earthquake recovery efforts

Written by: Adam Fishbein

Date: January 30, 2020

In the aftermath of this year’s series of devastating earthquakes in Puerto Rico, local nonprofits across the island are providing crucial services to thousands of affected Puerto Ricans.  Current and former NCRP nonprofit members and coalition partners supporting recovery efforts include Taller Salud, The Center for Popular… Read More

The power of legacy: Why where I come from led me to NCRP

Written by: Elbert Garcia

Date: January 17, 2020

As we head into the Dr. Martin Luther King holiday weekend, its natural – maybe even necessary -- to reflect on what we are each doing to honor the legacy that he and other civil rights… Read More

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