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Microgrants Make Big Impacts for Local Communities

How you approach that first question will help ensure your grant program stays strong and successful, said Aaron Dorfman, CEO and president of the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy. Determining your priorities before you decide whom… Read More

Report: South Lags in Philanthropy, Tops in Need

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The South is home to some of the fastest growing communities in the country, including Raleigh, which ranks number one nationwide, yet philanthropic dollars have not followed the population shift, according to the… Read More

Five Costs To Cutting Arts Programs

While historically, agencies facing public cuts look to private donors to fill funding gaps, organizations serving poor and minority communities are at a stark disadvantage when it comes to accessing donations from private foundations and rich… Read More

Where in the World is Big Philanthropy? Not in the Deep South

The message of the first report in a planned “As the South Grows” series on giving in the Deep South has been repeated so many times, we figure something has to be getting in the way… Read More

Alumnae invoke social change after graduation

Alumna Caitlin Duffy (’12), senior associate for learning and engagement at the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, studied Spanish and secondary education at the College. After working with immigrant and hispanic communities, she decided to pursue… Read More

Report: Southern non-profits struggle to get large-scale funding

Ryan Schlegel, one of the authors of the report and a senior associate for research at NCRP, said food banks, homeless shelters and other programs benefit from large scale philanthropy, but do little to address the… Read More


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