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Local Foundations Underfunding Immigrant and Refugee Nonprofits

Large locally focused foundations are failing to provide nonprofits with financial support proportional to the immigrant and refugee populations in their states and the threats those groups face, an analysis by the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy finds. … Read More

The Next Step in Promoting Equity

Chief equity officers face considerable obstacles. They must pry old habits from a foundation’s grasp and challenge cultural norms that may drive the way a grant maker chooses the people it hires and how it spends… Read More

Covid-19 relief effort by Soros’s foundation is criticized by its own employees

“What nonprofits need most right now is more money. . . . Unprecedented challenges require unprecedented responses,” wrote the leaders of organizations including the Council on Foundations, the Center for Effective Philanthropy, and the National Committee for Responsive… Read More

Covid-19 exposes American philanthropy’s strengths and weaknesses

According to an analysis by the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP), a watchdog, grant-making by America’s 1,000 biggest foundations dipped by 5% in 2008 and then by 14% in 2009, and stayed down by 10-15%… Read More

Community Organizers Double Down During Pandemic

Aaron Dorfman, the president and CEO of the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, agreed. His group encourages wealthy donors and grantmakers to support “those with the least wealth, opportunity and power.” (Disclosure: Dorfman sits on Capital… Read More

This Is Not a Test: Philanthropy and Nonprofits in the 2020 Economic Shutdown

A letter released yesterday by nine national organizations—BoardSource, the Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP), the Council on Foundations (COF), Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO), Hispanics in Philanthropy (HIP), Independent Sector, the National Center for Family Philanthropy (NCFP), the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP), and the United Philanthropy Forum—makes an… Read More


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