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Systemic Failure: Four Reasons Philanthropy Keeps Losing the Battle Against Inequality

Other critics who’ve weighed in on the equity issue, including NCRP's four decades of work, have often focused on a lack of investment in movement building and other efforts to empower low-income Americans. Read the entire… Read More

Foundations Can’t Lose Sense of Urgency Against Trump in 2018

The challenges for foundations — and the nonprofits they support — will be stark in 2018, given all that has happened in the past year. Hurricanes and wildfires ravaged dozens of American communities. White supremacists marched… Read More

Fundraisers, Influencers Plan Summit To Move Giving Needle

Approximately two dozen fundraising and nonprofit influencers are slated to meet in Dallas on Feb. 7 in an attempt to come up with a plan for a national push to increase giving past the stagnant roughly… Read More

Pressure builds on big banks to boost giving after tax windfall

“It is going to have a detrimental effect on charitable giving overall,” said Aaron Dorfman, CEO of the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy. “Corporate giving may go up, but most of the giving is done by… Read More

Philanthropy Awards, 2017

Region With the Most New Action: The South National funders are finally paying more attention, new local funders are emerging, and longstanding grantmakers are stepping up their game. Catalysts include SECF, NCRP and Funders for LGBTQ Issues.  Read the entire article. Read More

Thoughts on ‘As the South Grows’

As someone who has shed plenty of blood and tears after almost twenty years living and breathing Southern philanthropy, I am thrilled with the deep and committed work of Grantmakers for Southern Progress and the National Committee for Responsive… Read More


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