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“Seeding by Ceding.” Unpacking MacKenzie Scott’s Latest, a $2.7 Billion Giving Spree

The pair also made strengthening and investing in the broader civic sector infrastructure a top priority. Many philanthropy-serving organizations got a grant—including Center for Effective Philanthropy, National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy, National… Read More

38 DC-Area Organizations Received Donations From MacKenzie Scott. Here’s What They Do.

The National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy is an independent watchdog that works to ensure that philanthropic organizations are accountable and responsive to underserved communities. Read more in Washingtonian. Read More

MacKenzie Scott Donates $2.7B to Charity; Here’s Which Organizations Were Recipients

"We chose to make relatively large gifts to the organizations named below, both to enable their work, and as a signal of trust and encouragement, to them and to others," Scott wrote in her Medium post.… Read More

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


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