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The Progressive Funders Looking to Build Power Across Divides in the American Heartland

The Heartland Fund, and the foundations and consultants behind it, are trying to facilitate a turnaround of decades of philanthropic neglect of rural and suburban areas and small cities, starting with organizing and issue advocacy in… Read More

More US Foundations Fund Pro-Immigrant Movement

The anti-immigration rhetoric and policy that have surged during the Trump presidency have not gone unnoticed by the U.S. philanthropic community. Research released this month by the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy indicates that less than 1%… Read More

More Foundations Supporting Pro-Immigrant Movement, Study Finds

In response to an upsurge in anti-immigrant rhetoric and policy, more foundations appear to be awarding grants to frontline organizations fighting for immigrant rights, a report from the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy finds. Read the entire story… Read More

Preliminary Data Suggest More Foundations are Supporting the Pro-Immigrant Movement

For immediate release April 10, 2019  Preliminary Data Suggest More Foundations are Supporting the Pro-Immigrant Movement  But grant dollars are scarce in regions where threats to immigrant communities are high    Washington, D.C. - With the upsurge in anti-immigrant rhetoric and policy… Read More

Balance of Power: A group called Justice Funders wants to democratize grant making and give more control to recipients.

Last year the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy published a checklist called Power Moves for foundations to assess whether they are perpetuating an imbalance of power between grant makers and the people they support. And through… Read More

Following Sludge Report, Coalition Launches Campaign to End Hate Group Funding

Coalition members include the Brooklyn Community Foundation, East Bay Community Foundation, Liberty Hill Foundation, National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, North Star Fund, Stonewall Community Foundation, Women Donors Network. Read the entire article in Sludge. Read More


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