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Criteria for Philanthropy at Its Best Benchmarks to Assess and Enhance Grantmaking Impact

It's Time to Burst the Isolation Bubble Foundation Leaders Inhabit

Aaron Dorfman | Posted 02.09.2014 | Impact
Aaron Dorfman

Today the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, which I lead, released the findings of an assessment of the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation's grantmaking. This report is significant for a number of reasons.

Philanthropy by the Numbers

Paul Brest | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Paul Brest

NCRP makes a compelling case for philanthropy's role in addressing poverty and racism as deep systemic and structural problems

Philanthropy on Another Planet

Paul Brest | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Paul Brest

Although there are good reasons for a foundation to spend down its assets today, there are also legitimate reasons for it to continue its work in perpetuity.

Philanthropy at its Somewhat Myopic: Mistaking Means and Ends

Paul Brest | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Paul Brest

The most significant of NCRP's grantmaking requirements is that 50 percent of a foundation's grants be for general operating support (GOS) -- unrestricted support for an organization.