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Outrageous headlines from philanthropy you won’t see elsewhere

Here at NCRP, we pride ourselves on doing good research that translates into effective tools for the sector. What many folks may not know is that we frequently hear about important news and happenings from around the sector before anyone else. Recently, we got wind of some pretty mind-blowing updates from our source. Some are […]

Outrageous headlines from philanthropy you won’t see elsewhere

Here at NCRP, we pride ourselves on doing good research that translates into effective tools for the sector. What many folks may not know is that we frequently hear about important news and happenings from around the sector before anyone else. Recently, we got wind of some pretty mind-blowing updates from our source. Some are […]

The Futurist: Alberto Ibargüen and the Remaking of the Knight Foundation

There may be no funder that’s lately thrown more spaghetti up on the wall to see what sticks than the Knight Foundation. Its creative and experimental grantmaking has now been going on for a decade. Where has it been leading and what lasting impact might it have? Skeptics of Knight’s approach haven’t been hard to […]

When a Foundation Board Gets in the Way of Community Impact

This commentary was originally published on Nonprofit Quarterly. Last month brought the announcement that William Penn Foundation executive director Laura Sparks has accepted the position of president at the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, a college in New York City founded on principles of equity and inclusion. Given Sparks’ longstanding commitment […]

When a Foundation Board Gets in the Way of Community Impact

This commentary was originally published on Nonprofit Quarterly. Last month brought the announcement that William Penn Foundation executive director Laura Sparks has accepted the position of president at the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, a college in New York City founded on principles of equity and inclusion. Given Sparks’ longstanding commitment […]

When a Foundation Board Gets in the Way of Community Impact

This commentary was originally published on Nonprofit Quarterly. Last month brought the announcement that William Penn Foundation executive director Laura Sparks has accepted the position of president at the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, a college in New York City founded on principles of equity and inclusion. Given Sparks’ longstanding commitment […]

When a Foundation Board Gets in the Way of Community Impact

By Lisa Ranghelli Nonprofit Quarterly Last month brought the announcement that William Penn Foundation executive director Laura Sparks has accepted the position of president at the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, a college in New York City founded on principles of equity and inclusion. Given Sparks’ longstanding commitment to underserved urban […]

Should community foundations connect donors/donor advisors to organizations led by people from underserved communities?

Ninety-two percent of respondents to our most recent poll on the Philamplify website said community foundations should connect donors/donor advisors to organizations led by people from underserved communities. Out of three answer choices, 22 responded “yes,” one responded “no” and one responded “maybe.” The poll was inspired by our recent Philamplify reports assessing the New […]

Should community foundations connect donors/donor advisors to organizations led by people from underserved communities?

Ninety-two percent of respondents to our most recent poll on the Philamplify website said community foundations should connect donors/donor advisors to organizations led by people from underserved communities. Out of three answer choices, 22 responded “yes,” one responded “no” and one responded “maybe.” The poll was inspired by our recent Philamplify reports assessing the New […]

Should community foundations connect donors/donor advisors to organizations led by people from underserved communities?

Ninety-two percent of respondents to our most recent poll on the Philamplify website said community foundations should connect donors/donor advisors to organizations led by people from underserved communities. Out of three answer choices, 22 responded “yes,” one responded “no” and one responded “maybe.” The poll was inspired by our recent Philamplify reports assessing the New […]