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The latest on NYC contracts … Ford Foundation … NCRP

The National Committee of Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP) is urging the New York attorney general to ensure board diversity in a new mega-foundation, according to a press release. The new Mother Cabrini Health Foundation will be the… Read More

Philanthropy Watchdog: NY Attorney General Must Require New Mega Health Foundation Board to Represent the Communities It Will Serve

For Immediate Release May 23, 2018 Philanthropy Watchdog: NY Attorney General Must Require New Board to Represent the Communities It Will Serve National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy cites lack of diversity in proposed Mother Cabrini Health… Read More

Grantmakers can leverage increased civic activism to advance democracy, equity and justice

For Immediate Release May 23, 2018 Grantmakers can leverage increased civic activism to advance democracy, equity and justice NCRP journal provides tips and actionable insights for funders and donors Washington, D.C.  (5/23/2018) –  While the events… Read More

The Case for Funding Peacebuilding

The National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy has documented the “Freedom Funders” who supported the civil rights movement and its advocacy over the long term. For decades, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the Carnegie Corporation of… Read More

Pull It Together: A Call for a New Model of Social Change and “Systems Philanthropy”

Navigating all these contending priorities is a tall order, especially for nonprofits with limited time and resources. But grantmakers have more leeway if they choose to exercise it. According to the report, some funders are becoming… Read More

Acknowledging Power Isn’t Enough — Dig Deeper!

Earlier this month, the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP) released Power Moves: Your Essential Philanthropy Assessment Guide for Equity and Justice, a comprehensive resource for foundations that explores the role of power and privilege in advancing equity and… Read More

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