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NCRP announces inaugural 2019 Impact Awards Selection Committee

For Immediate Release NCRP announces inaugural 2019 Impact Awards Selection Committee Donor networks and funder collaboratives now are eligible for the 2019 Impact Awards Washington, D.C. (12/12/2018) – The National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP) announced… Read More

Woods Fund Rejects Notion of Philanthropic Risk, Acknowledges Risk of Status Quo

Grantees of Woods Fund Chicago are working to move $25 million from Chicago's operating budget to support trauma-focused and mental health services for some of the most marginalized and vulnerable residents of the city. Without the investment, people… Read More

Hill-Snowdon Foundation’s Courageous Philanthropy Defends Democracy

Since winning an NCRP Impact Award in 2014, the Hill-Snowdon Foundation has been unrelenting in calling out white supremacy and anti-black racism while taking risks to invest in black-led social change work. The D.C.-based foundation's grantmaking has long been bold,… Read More

National Charities Give Less, By Nearly Half, to the US South

NCRP Director of Research Ryan Schlegel says misunderstandings seem to be central to hesitation about investing in the South. Self-described “progressive” non-Southern funders assume their investment won’t make a difference because of the deeply entrenched opposition,… Read More

2018 Election Results Prove Why Grant Makers Shouldn’t Abandon the South

The National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy published a report in 2014 about the history of philanthropic giving during the civil-rights movement, which amounted to a few key family foundations coming forward. Grantmakers for Southern Progress, founded in 2009,… Read More

Philanthropic Sector Leader Aaron Dorfman Joins Capital & Main Board of Directors

Aaron Dorfman, president and CEO of the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP), has joined the board of directors of Capital & Main, a nonprofit investigative news publication. Dorfman is a nationally respected leader in the field of philanthropy,… Read More


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