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Aligning Legacy with Liberation: What if your family’s legacy was rooted in supporting liberation for all peoples?

“Your family’s legacy can in fact honor previous generations, their sacrifices and opportunities; as well as hold a necessary critique of the harm these opportunities may have caused for many others,” says author Will Cordery. Will and his team at Freedom Futures share their Aligning Legacy with Liberation™ framework and the belief that a family’s liberation is deeply attached to…
Posted on May 24, 2023 by Will Cordery

May 2023: News and Notes from NCFP’s Members and Partners

Network News highlights updates from NCFP’s members and network partners. Current NCFP members or network partners are encouraged to email us with news they would like shared with the community.  Blank Family Foundation Giving Surpasses $1 Billion The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation has just passed the $1 billion threshold in grants made and committed. Arthur Blank, co-founder of the Home…
Posted on May 18, 2023

Six Insights On Embedding DEI In Communications

How can an equity or DEI statement be brought to life in funder practices? The Kenneth Rainin Foundation formed a working group to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion in its communications and shares findings from the process. The Kenneth Rainin Foundation has been advancing diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) across our organization for the past few years. We’ve reported on…

Honoring Time: Grantseeker Compensation

How can funders honor the time that grantseekers spend on application processes in instances where the nonprofit is not selected for a grant? In cases where they are, will the grant award cover the time and expense the grantee spent? Read on to find out how the Walter and Elise Haas Fund is addressing those questions.  Grantmakers grapple with how…
Posted on May 3, 2023 by Suki O’Kane

Partnering with Purpose and Possibility: Asking the Bold Questions

A retreat to kick off the work of NCFP’s newest class of Fellows raised a number of questions for NCFP and its Fellows to wrestle with. How far can we push you? With that question, raised by a Fellow in the first few minutes of our formal launch meeting for the new class of fellows of the National Center for…
Posted on April 24, 2023 by Miki Akimoto, Nicholas A. Tedesco