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Change the narrative; change the world |

Dear Partners: As 2018 draws to a close, I am filled with hope. Despite headlines that offer a daily reminder…
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Faith Matters Network: Rooted in Resilience Mapping Project

The Rooted in Resilience Mapping Project is an attempt to capture one view of the significant and expanding body of…
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Case Study: Social Cost and Material Loss |

The First Peoples Investment Engagement Program (FPIEP) case study, Social Cost and Material Loss: The Dakota Access Pipeline, examines the numerous impacts attendant to…
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NCF Welcomes Leticia Peguero, New Vice President of Programs |

NEW YORK – The Nathan Cummings Foundation (NCF) is pleased to announce that Leticia Peguero will join the Foundation as…
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America’s Concentration Crisis: An Open Market’s Institute Report |

Monopoly power is all around us: as consumers, business owners, employees, entrepreneurs, and citizens. When we purchase everything from washing…
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2019 Sundance Film Festival: Amid Record High Submissions, Announcing New Hires, Talent Forum, Data-Driven Demographic Initiatives & Critic Stipends

"The Institute's new Press Inclusion Initiative includes stipend grants to defray travel and lodging costs for over fifty freelance critics and journalists,…
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President’s Remarks: Radical Solidarity – Philanthropy’s Role in Showing Moral Courage |

My friends, it’s good to be with you in Pittsburgh today.  It is an honor to join you for this…
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Confronting the Prison-Industrial Complex |

Philanthropists can help address over-incarceration in America and the serious harm it does to communities by supporting efforts to better…
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What We Learned from the State of Latinx Media Panel

Elizabeth Mendez Berry shared her experience as a music writer in the 2000s when music criticism was valued in the industry…
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Foundations’ Votes Matter: Leveraging Ownership Rights to Further Your Mission

At a time when progress on critical issues like inequality, racial justice and climate change is both threatened and increasingly…
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Teen Girls In Quinceañera Dresses Protest Texas Immigration Law

Teen girls celebrating their quinceañera are protesting on the steps of the Texas capitol Wednesday against a law allowing local…
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Jolt Texas: We Are Texas Report |

We Are Texas is a study undertaken by Jolt Initiative in partnership with Ethnifacts and US-ness to better understand the…
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Diversifying Perspectives and Sharing Power at a Family Foundation |

It’s no secret that family foundations must navigate family dynamics. But while it may seem counterintuitive, opening up governance structures…
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