When DAFs Belie the “Community” in Community Foundation

Speaking to the Charlotte Agenda, Sil Ganzó of ourBridge for KIDS wonders how the Foundation can provide so much support to her immigrant-focused nonprofit, while also channeling funds to anti-immigrant groups. She adds, “I find [the FFTC’s] position of neutrality highly problematic as it puts our neighbors and families at risk.” Aaron Dorfman, of the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropyoffers a more critical view of the situation, “there is no such thing as neutrality on this…you can’t be a ‘big tent’ for your community if you’re facilitating harm on some members of your community. That’s exactly what’s happening here.” In response to the recent developments, over 80 foundations have signed a pledge to filter out hate groups from their grantmaking.

Read the entire article in Nonprofit Quarterly.