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Foundations and donors: Boost your impact in 2019

Written by: NCRP

Date: February 13, 2019

The beginning of the year is a chance for many funders to examine what they can do better – and differently – to move justice and equity forward in communities and issues they care about. “There… Read More

You can’t give from an empty cup

Written by: Stephanie Peng

Date: February 07, 2019

Recently, I had a family emergency that took me away from work for a couple of weeks. During that time, my colleagues encouraged me to take the time I needed to be with my family, and… Read More

Dear Howard Schultz, don’t do it!

Written by: Aaron Dorfman

Date: February 05, 2019

Dear Mr. Schultz, Don’t do it! The Washington Post reported last week that you might spend $300-$500 million of your own money on a campaign to run for President. Please reconsider. Others have made the political… Read More

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

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