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How philanthropy can shift power and ignite change in rural communities

Written by: Jason Baisden, Paula Swepson and Mary Snow

Date: February 01, 2021

Editor's note: Check out this post on NCRP's Medium page for a Q&A with authors Jason Baisden, Paula Swepson and Mary Snow. Many rural areas have strong agricultural industries, deep manufacturing roots and committed local residents.… Read More

A world without abortion is already here. How philanthropy should respond

Written by: Brandi Collins-Calhoun, Stephanie Peng

Date: January 28, 2021

In early 2020, NCRP began exploring philanthropy’s investment in the reproductive justice movement and those providing services on the frontlines. The reason was simple: Increasingly restrictive state legislation, a more conservative U.S. Supreme Court and an… Read More

7 Tips for donors who want to successfully support Latinas in leadership

Written by: Denise Padín Collazo

Date: January 14, 2021

I invite donors to act as boldly as the Black and brown women whose bodies are the front lines of change.    In Georgia, long before the 2020 elections were part of the national news cycle, Nse Ufot, Stacey Abrams, LaTosha Brown, Phyllis Hill… Read More

Fighting for a more just and equitable ‘normal’

Written by: Cleyris Perez-Santos

Date: November 24, 2020

This year has been an exhausting year of multiple intersectional crises. We've seen everything from earthquakes in Puerto Rico to ravenous wildfires on the West Coast, all amidst a global pandemic, a never-ending string of law enforcement abuse cases and an election… Read More

This year has seen incredible leadership and dangerous failures from philanthropy

Written by: Aaron Dorfman

Date: November 10, 2020

Leadership matters, especially in challenging times.  I am feeling deep gratitude for the nonprofits (501c3 and 501c4) that played such an incredibly important role this year protecting democracy. Their work was absolutely pivotal.  Joe Biden and… Read More

It’s time for philanthropy to dip into its pantries

Written by: Donna Schaper

Date: July 07, 2020

When the coronavirus first came to my consciousness, I went shopping. We made a plan: Don’t dip into our pantry until we need to. And when we had to, we would replace it immediately with another… Read More

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