Inland Empire Nonprofits Organize to Close Funding Gap

As is often said, “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know.” This is true in philanthropy too, and NPQ readers know the results. For example, with immigrants’ rights organizing funding, the National Committee on Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP) reports that only 14 cents on the dollar finds its way to state and local frontline groups. (Policy groups and national organizations get the rest.) Another NCRP report notes that funding in the South per capita is less than a third of the level that New York state nonprofits enjoy. And, as a recent report by Candid and Native Americans in Philanthropy illuminates, Native Americans receive philanthropic support at roughly one fifth of the level that proportionality would dictate.

Read the entire article in Nonprofit Quarterly.