Honest Feedback to Improve Philanthropy

Welcome to Philamplify – where expert assessments and community feedback meet to maximize the impact of grantmaker giving. Together we’re creating a comprehensive picture of philanthropic practices that work and areas where we can all improve.

Honest Feedback to Improve Philanthropy

Welcome to Philamplify – where expert assessments and community feedback meet to maximize the impact of grantmaker giving. Together we’re creating a comprehensive picture of philanthropic practices that work and areas where we can all improve.

“I am eager to see grantmakers, nonprofits and members of our communities come together to provide critical feedback that will make philanthropic resources more effective at solving the world’s toughest problems. ”-- Ruth Messinger, President, American Jewish World ServiceShare Your Stories

Latest Foundation Assessments

The California Endowment Assessment

The California Endowment is a national leader in bringing health equity to the Golden State. While the Endowment is already doing a lot of things right and it could have an even greater impact by bolstering California’s nonprofit advocacy infrastructure.

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Daniels Fund Assessment

The Daniels Fund is one of Colorado's most important grantmakers. In examining the foundation, we ask: Is donor intent compatible with strategic, social justice philanthropy? The issues are complex but the answer is yes.

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William Penn Foundation Assessment

While William Penn is highly lauded for its work on pre-K, the environment and the arts, it has encountered bumps in the road during changes in leadership and strategic direction.

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Woodruff Foundation Assessment

The Woodruff Foundation is doing even more than it appears at first glance to help marginalized communities. But it could achieve even greater impact by convening nonprofits to tackle pressing issues and bringing more diverse voices into its decision-making process.

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Lumina Foundation Assessment

Lumina has been successful in calling attention to the problem of low college attainment rates, especially for marginalized students. However, experts and community members share ideas on what Lumina can improve upon to achieve its ambitious goals.

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3/3/15 at 11:29pm

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National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP)

3/6/15 at 11:00am

Thanks The NonProfit Times : for reporting about the findings and recommendations of "Cultivating Nonprofit Leadership". #cultivatenonprofitleaders #philanthropy #nonprofits #leadershipdevelopment

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National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP)

3/5/15 at 10:35am

New Blog Post: Q&A with Ai-jen Poo NCRP board member and author of : Philanthropy and “The Age of Dignity”. This is Ai-jen Poo's first book. #philanthropy #NCRP #ageofdignity

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National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP)

3/4/15 at 3:37pm

So thrilled with the tremendous response to our #CultivateNonprofitLeadership report! Thanks to all who have read and shared.

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National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP)

3/4/15 at 2:21pm

Check out our latest post! It highlights 5 recommendations for funders who are interested in effectively funding leadership development. #cultivatenonprofitleaders #leadershipdevelopment #philanthropy #nonprofits

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National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy

3/6/15 at 11:00am

Thanks The Nonprofit Times : http://on.fb.me/1Nmn9oT for reporting about the findings and recommendations...

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National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy

3/5/15 at 4:10pm

To read more on the article that Deepak Bhargava is speaking of: http://bit.ly/18UVSKI #immigrationreform...

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National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy

3/5/15 at 10:31am

New Blog Post: Q&A with Ai-jen Poo NCRP board member and author of : #Philanthropy and “The Age of Dignity...

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National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy

3/4/15 at 3:37pm

So thrilled with the tremendous response to our #CultivateNonprofitLeadership report! Thanks to all ...

How Philamplify Works

About Philamplify. Philamplify fosters an environment of transparency and honest feedback among foundations and nonprofits.

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The Latest News & Postings. Philamplify challenges philanthropic leaders to make unvarnished feedback an integral part of our culture, and sparks dialogue on how we can improve.

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