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Institute for Jewish Spirituality and Nathan Cummings Foundation Announce New Scholarship Fund To Honor the Legacy of Rabbi Rachel Cowan |

The Institute for Jewish Spirituality (IJS) has created the Rachel Cowan Scholarship Fund to celebrate the legacy of Rabbi Rachel…
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Remembering Rabbi Rachel Cowan |

As an extension of our announcement about the Rachel Cowan Scholarship Fund, we prepared a collection of reflections from the…
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How Can Philanthropy Advance Martin Luther King’s Goals? 13 Leaders Weigh In |

Sharon Alpert, CEO, Nathan Cummings Foundation: "Dr. King is remembered as a beacon of unity for the civil-rights movement. But at the…
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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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