NCRP uses research to urge the philanthropic community to provide nonprofit organizations with essential resources and opportunities to effectively serve disadvantaged and disenfranchised populations and communities

Filter By:

Recent FEC Rulemaking and the Future of Nonprofit Lobbying

Written by: Liz Baumgarten and Bob Smucker

Date: July 30, 2004

When we were asked recently to predict what might come next from the Federal Election Commission (FEC) in the way of action regarding nonprofit lobbying, our first thought was to try to beg off answering the… Read More

The Hawaiian Way Fund – Supporting 2,000 Years of Good Ideas

Date: July 30, 2004

Na Pualei o Likolehua is an award winning halau hula (school of hula) that engages authentic Hawaiian culture and knowledge. Since its inception in 1976, this halau maintains and perpetuates the ethics of hula and the… Read More

The Trouble with Rural: Philanthropic Giving to U.S. Rural Areas Disproportionately Low

Written by: Rick Cohen

Date: July 30, 2004

Some of the most productive and successful nonprofit community development corporations (CDCs) in the United States serve rural communities. Coastal Enterprises in Maine, Self Help Enterprises in California, the Mountain Association for Community Economic Development in… Read More

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

As the South Grows

Read the latest reports on philanthropy in the South.


Responsive Philanthropy June 2021

Check out our latest issue of Responsive Philanthropy!


Responsive Philanthropy Archive

Read past issues of Responsive Philanthropy.


Black Funding Denied

Community foundation support for Black communities



Don’t miss a single NCRP report! Join our mailing list to ensure you’re alerted every time we release a new publication.