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Member Spotlight: National Birth Equity Collaborative [caption id="attachment_12079" align="alignright" width="300"] NBEC founder and president Dr. Joia Crear-Perry, and national training director Carmen Green at the 2016 NCRP Impact Awards.[/caption] NCRP: What is NBEC’s mission and how does it address infant mortality… Read More


Philanthropic Landscape 2016

In 2008, on the eve of the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression, America’s foundations were doing better than ever. According to Foundation Center data, between 2003 and 2008, more than 10,000 new foundations were… Read More

The Philanthropic Landscape

As we continue to promote philanthropic practices that contribute more effectively to a more just and equitable world, we know it's important to consistently track progress (or lack of it!) This series examines the latest available… Read More

Member Spotlight: Public Welfare Foundation

Washington, D.C. NCRP: How do you think about your role as a national foundation doing social justice work and committed to influencing public policy? Our mission is to advance justice and opportunity for people in need,… Read More

Building an inclusive community-centered evaluation program

By Robert Sturm and Lee Francis IV The Notah Begay III Foundation (NB3F), which seeks to reduce obesity and Type 2 diabetes among Native American children, partnered with Indigenous Methods, LLC to develop an evaluation plan… Read More

For the Surdna Foundation, communities should define their futures

By William Cordery When people have asked me what compelled me to join the team at the Surdna Foundation more than a year ago, I’ve often shared that I saw a philanthropic organization that is not only guided… Read More


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