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Mackenzie Scott Invests in NCRP’s Progressive Vision for Philanthropy

Washington, D.C. — Today philanthropist MacKenzie Scott announced a new round of grants to organizations working for a more just and equitable society, including a $3 million gift to the non-profit National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP).   Often referred to as philanthropy’s “watchdog” and “critical friend,” NCRP has… Read More

Embracing Feminism Can Change Philanthropy and Create a More Equitable World

In practice, according to the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, feminist philanthropy is about “being accessible, listening to grantees, providing flexible and long-term funding, funding movements and networks, co-designing metrics with grantees, and learning with and from… Read More

Demand for abortion subsidies surges in the D.C. areas as funding declines

According to a recent study by the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, private foundations donated $912 million to support abortion-related causes from 2015 to 2019 but less than 3 percent of that money was designated to… Read More

NCRP celebrates 45 years of being philanthropy’s watchdog and critical friend

For Immediate Release  NCRP celebrates 45 years of being philanthropy’s watchdog and critical friend  New issue of Responsive Philanthropy explores NCRP’s greatest accomplishments and how philanthropy should change in the next 45 years  Washington, D.C. — For the past 45 years,… Read More

Funding liberation and healing matters even more in this moment

For Immediate Release Funding liberation and healing matters even more in this moment Washington, D.C. -- This week, a jury of Minnesotans found former police officer Derek Chauvin guilty in the murder of George Floyd. We are thankful… Read More

Asian American Pacific Islander nonprofits in Minnesota see increased giving

The National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy found that 1% of grantmaking from 25 foundations was specifically designated for Black communities. And funding for Latino issues remains about 1%, according to Hispanics in Philanthropy. Read the entire… Read More


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