Blog | Voices from the Field

Will COVID-19 usher in a new era of collaboration in philanthropy?

December 21, 2021 | Rachel Korberg, Nicholas A. Tedesco
The Families and Workers Fund is a new donor collaborative that includes a mix of private, corporate, and family foundations pooling resources and information to address one of the most pressing issues facing the United States today: how to ensure an equitable recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Rachel Korberg, the Fund’s co-founder and executive director, shares about the goals of Read More

Rachel Korberg

December 20, 2021
Rachel Korberg is the Executive Director and co-founder of the Families and Workers Fund, a coalition of twenty diverse philanthropies working together to build a more equitable economy. Originally established in April 2020 to respond to the economic hardship caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, today the Fund invests and builds strategic partnerships to advance good jobs and deliver equitable, effective Read More

David Roswell

December 17, 2021
David Roswell (he/him) is on the founding team of the Cypress Fund. Based in Durham, NC, he works to resource grassroots movements through organizing wealthy people and institutions. David comes to this role as an inheritor of wealth from oil extraction and of values from generations of Jewish educators, social workers and engineers. He serves as a trustee of the Read More
Events & Webinars | Peer Networks

Board Chair Peer Network: A Discussion About Racial Justice

February 9, 2022 | Maggie Lear, Sarah Robinson
Join Maggie Lear and Sarah Robinson to discuss racial justice journeys, practical next steps, and family discussions. Both speakers participated in the NCFP Racial Justice Learning & Action Network. They have had different journeys and will share their experiences as funders and personally. Brainstorm with the group about practical ways to activate in your foundations around racial justice. In this Read More

Sarah Robinson

December 15, 2021
Sarah Robinson is a lifelong learner and educator. Formally, she was a public-school teacher and instructional leader in underserved communities of Denver, CO. With a colleague, she started the non-profit Launch Network to close persistent opportunity gaps by redesigning schools, classrooms, and adult networks to better serve students and families. As an education consultant, Sarah now helps leaders across the Read More

Maggie Lear

December 15, 2021
Maggie Lear is the President of The Frances Lear Foundation, a family foundation that focuses on the environment, democracy, arts education and criminal justice reform. She is the Board Chair of Youth Represent, a non-profit in NYC which exists to improve the lives and futures of young people impacted by the criminal legal system. She works as a volunteer at Read More
Blog | From NCFP

Philanthropy with Purpose Drives Lasting Change

December 15, 2021 | Nicholas A. Tedesco
This article was originally published by the Center for Effective Philanthropy and is re-posted here with permission. Change is borne of experience. Lasting change is borne of enlightenment. The divide between the two is often quite significant. Change is the subject of the recent report from the Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP) (Foundations Respond to Crisis: Lasting Change?) which asks Read More
Events & Webinars | Conferences and Workshops

Save the Date: 2022 National Forum on Family Philanthropy

October 19, 2022
The National Forum on Family Philanthropy is the preeminent event for giving families. The Forum explores emerging themes, trends, and effective practices in the field of family philanthropy and provides a dynamic space for peer connection and learning. Mark your calendars and stay tuned for additional information! In the meantime, please share your ideas for sessions. Read More

Vincent Robinson

December 10, 2021
As the Founder of The 360 Group, Vincent participates in all aspects of the firm’s work – from client engagements to intellectual and human capital development, to ensuring the firm’s overall health and effectiveness. He founded the firm in 2004 to realize his commitment to leadership in social sector organizations. In his tenure, he has worked with a diverse group Read More