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Mark Ruffalo’s Non-Profit Got a Nod for Work Against the Dakota Access Pipeline

In August, the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP), an organization that awards outstanding acts of charity, announced that the Solutions Project, a clean energy non-profit backed by actor Mark Ruffalo, would receive the "Get Up, Stand Up" Award for… Read More

Groundswell Fund honored with 2017 NCRP Impact Award for ‘smashing silos’

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Groundswell Fund, largest funder of the reproductive justice movement in the United States and the nation’s primary movement engaging women of color, low-income women, and LGBT people as grassroots activists, won the first-ever… Read More

Repealing federal estate tax could cause declines in large donations

Kenyon College’s announcement of an anonymous gift of $75 million for a new library and academic quad is cause for joy and appreciation for its donor’s generosity. It’s also a reminder that we’re likely to see… Read More

“Best of the Best” Grantmakers Honored at the 2017 NCRP Impact Awards in New Orleans

This post was updated on 9/20/17 to attribute Flozell Daniels, Jr.'s quote to James Baldwin. The original post attributed the quote to Daniels.    For Immediate Release September 19, 2017 “Best of the Best” Grantmakers Honored… Read More

WWNO – All Things New Orleans: September 14, 2017

All Things New Orleans: September 14, 2017 89.9 WWNO’s Janae Pierre, host of All Things New Orleans, talks about the 2017 Impact Awards with NCRP’s Jeanné Isler.   [audio mp3=""][/audio]   Audio recording courtesy of Janae… Read More

Estate tax is powerful incentive for charitable donations like ISU’s $50 million pledge

Iowa State University’s announcement of Jerry and Debbie Ivy’s $50 million pledge to its College of Business is cause for joy and appreciation for their generosity. It’s also a reminder that we’re likely to see many fewer such… Read More


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