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One of the Country’s Largest Foundations is Trying to Change How Philanthropy Works

“[General operating support] gives people the ability to build strong organizations, and strong organizations get things done,” says Aaron Dorfman, president of NCRP, a philanthropy watchdog group. “It is at the very top of the list… Read More

Looking Inward: The New Fund Seeking Racial Equity in the Nonprofit Sector

Those types of internal and external policies and practices will be the core focus of the first round of grants from the Racial Equity in Philanthropy Fund. The $14 million in initial grants will support that… Read More

Transforming Tulsa, Starting with a Park

But are cities best served by having parks and other amenities initiated and subsidized by powerful billionaires? To Aaron Dorfman, president of the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, a Washington-based watchdog group, “private citizens getting to decide… Read More

raceAhead: Beyoncé K. Carter, Inclusion Expert

We don’t know whether our charitable efforts are effective And that’s a big problem, considering Americans gave some $410 billion to good causes in 2017. But without a more organized effort to measure the impacts of… Read More

Charlotte nonprofit leaders earn six-figure salaries. Here’s who they are.

“Those salaries (at FFTC and Duke Endowment) are not out of line with what other similarly sized organizations pay all across the country,” said Aaron Dorfman, CEO of the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, a group… Read More

Michigan football saw Paris. The donor’s family scored millions

Aaron Dorfman agreed. He's president and CEO of the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, a Washington-based research and watchdog organization. "If I were a regent, I would support not investing with donors. There are too many other options,"… Read More


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