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News NCRP 7 March 2017

NCRP: NCRP and Bolder Giving combine forces

The National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP), the self-styled watchdog of US philanthropy, has acquired Bolder Giving. According to a letter posted on NCRP’s website in late 2016 by CEO Aaron Dorfman and board chair …

Book review NCRP 1 December 2015

The most good you can do: How effective altruism is changing ideas about living ethically 
by Peter Singer

Reviewed by Nick Temple Peter Singer’s book is the latest from him about ‘effective altruism’, a movement dedicated to applying reason and evidence to do the most good we can. What this means for Singer …

Opinion Niki Jagpal and NCRP 2 June 2015

Reducing implicit bias in philanthropy

Intersectionality is a word we use often in the non-profit sector. We have come to understand that we cannot address issues in isolation. That one’s gender identity is not related exclusively to our biological sex. …

Opinion NCRP, Niki Jagpal and Ryan Schlegel 17 March 2015

Five things philanthropy needs to do to support leadership development

The social change landscape is a complex network of advocacy organizations, community organizing groups and the funders who support them.  Too often, funders lose sight of the role that grassroots leaders play in advancing progress. …

Opinion Jeanné Isler and NCRP 30 January 2015

How can foundations best support the movement for racial equity?

Trayvon Martin. Michael Brown. Eric Garner. Jordan Davis. Oscar Grant. Amadou Diallo. Sean Bell. These are some of the most recognizable names of black people who have been killed by security officers in the United …

Opinion NCRP 21 May 2014

Five Reasons the Philanthropic Sector Will Benefit from Having Both CEP’s Assessment Tools and NCRP’s Philamplify

Numerous tools exist to help foundations that are committed to learning and improving. NCRP designed its new project called “Philamplify” to complement these tools and to break the “isolation bubble” in philanthropy that keeps foundation …