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How philanthropy can recover right from COVID-19

Written by: Siobhan Davenport

Date: April 22, 2021

As the daughter of teen parents, I know a thing or 2 about defying conventional expectations for your life. Individual willpower is critical. However, beating the odds is nearly impossible without an environment conducive to success.… 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

COVID-19 philanthropy and 4 big questions for 2021

Written by: Ryan Schlegel, Anna Koob

Date: February 03, 2021

Editor's note: This post was originally published on NCRP's Medium page and on Candid's blog. The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted every aspect of life around the globe and exacerbated perennial challenges such as entrenched poverty, hunger, lack… Read More

Philanthropy’s new normal needs to include AAPI communities

Written by: Stephanie Peng

Date: July 16, 2020

If the past few months have shown us anything, it is that there is no going back to normal. Beyond the unimaginable thought of full subway trains and crowded restaurants and bars, our “normal” was horribly… 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

COVID-19 pandemic, protests against law enforcement are an opportunity for bold philanthropy

Written by: Jeanné Lewis

Date: June 23, 2020

We are in a moment of great pain and opportunity. The combined crises of the COVID-19 pandemic and uprisings against law enforcement have exposed the broken parts of our systems and institutions in an unprecedented way.… Read More


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