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Jewish Charity With Hollywood Ties Accused of Fraud

Aaron Dorfman, president of the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, agrees. “If the funds are restricted, they are supposed to be restricted,” he says. “You are not supposed to use endowment funds for operations. It’s not… Read More

Philanthropy Won’t Change the World Unless It Takes More Risks. Here’s How.

It seems that every week, sometimes every day, we are faced with wrenching news of suffering — school shootings, children being torn from their parents at our borders, the death of another unarmed black person by… Read More

Rev. Starsky Wilson stepping down as pastor of Saint John’s

In recent years, Wilson’s local experience in philanthropic and faith-based organizing has been called upon by national organizations. He currently chairs the board for the Washington, D.C.-based National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, which works to align… Read More

Powerless: How Top Foundations Failed to Defend Their Values—And Now Risk Losing Everything

In 1997, NCRP published a report by Sally Covington, Moving a Policy Agenda, that offered a chilling look at the rising influence of conservative philanthropy. Covington wrote, “Conservative funders see themselves as part of a larger… Read More

New member joins NCRP’s board of directors

For Immediate Release New director joins NCRP’s board Don Ragona elected to serve on philanthropy watchdog board Washington, D.C. (9/27/2018) – The National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP) board of directors yesterday elected Donald M. Ragona… Read More

Foundations and donors: Stop funding the gentrification of movements

For Immediate Release Foundations and donors: Stop funding the gentrification of movements NCRP journal also offers reflections on CEO oversight in the wake of the SVCF scandal, immigration reform and more Washington, D.C.  (9/25/2018) – Many… Read More


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