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Focus on the…Election?: James Dobson makes a big step to connect religion and partisan politics

Written by: John Russell

Date: July 30, 2004

For nearly 40 years I have been watching a nonstop, withering attack from social and political liberals that is tearing families apart, undermining marriage, belittling Christian values and endangering our children. Most of what we as… Read More

NCRP’s Accountability Standards Debuts at Senate Hearing

Written by: Rick Cohen

Date: July 30, 2004

It has to be one of the most collegial committees in Congress. Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Senator Max Baucus (D-Montana) run the Senate Finance Committee as an amicable duo. Together, they have beamed in on… Read More

Community-Based Public Foundations: Yardstick Competition for Mainstream Philanthropy

Written by: Rick Cohen

Date: July 30, 2004

The connection of movement building and institutional philanthropy is tenuous at best. Writers have long charged with much merit that most foundations support institutions and activities that more or less benefit the foundation founders, trustees and… Read More

Axis of Ideology

Written by: Jeff Krehely, Meaghan House and Emily Kernan

Date: March 23, 2004

This report details the effective philanthropic strategies that 79 conservative foundations have used to support the activities of 350 public policy-oriented right-wing think tanks at the federal, state and local levels. A follow up to Sally… Read More

$1 Billion For Ideas

Written by: David Callahan

Date: March 18, 1999

What were the policy and operational priorities of the some of the leading conservative think tanks working on national and international issues? “Liberals, progressives, centrists, too – all need to become more conversant with the echo… Read More

Moving A Public Policy Agenda

Written by: Sally Covington

Date: July 23, 1997

How did conservative foundations manage to build an effective infrastructure for developing and promoting conservative public policies with limited resources? Sally Covington answered this question in Moving a Public Policy Agenda. This report paved the way… Read More

As the South Grows

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Responsive Philanthropy June 2021

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Black Funding Denied

Community foundation support for Black communities



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