Posted on August 31, 2017
This announcement has been reposted from NCRP with permission.
We’re excited to announce the 2017 NCRP Impact Awardees!
This year’s awards are special because of the challenging environment our communities are facing. These grantmakers serve as examples of bold, high-impact giving that puts emphasis on leading by example, being true partners to communities they serve and standing up for the most marginalized.
Meet the awardees
Join us in congratulating the 2017 NCRP Impact Awardees:
Foundation for Louisiana
The “Mover and Shaker” Award for bold peer organizing
This community foundation based in Baton Rouge is being honored for using its influence and expertise to address critical issues in the state, particularly its efforts around criminal justice reform.
The “Smashing Silos” Award for intersectional grantmaking
This public grantmaking charity in Oakland, the largest funder of the reproductive justice movement in the U.S., is being honored for its intersectional partnership with grassroots racial, gender and LGBTQ justice leaders.
Meyer Memorial Trust
The “Changing Course” Award for incorporating feedback
This private foundation in Portland, Oregon is being honored for its stakeholder-driven reflection and learning to explicitly focus on equity in its operations and grantmaking.
The “Get Up, Stand Up” Award for rapid-response grantmaking
This public charity co-founded by celebrity activist Mark Ruffalo is being honored for providing some of the first rapid-response funding to indigenous efforts against the Dakota Access Pipeline in Standing Rock.
Spread the inspiration!
Help encourage grantmakers in your community to aspire for lasting positive impact. Share the news about the awardees and use them as examples of what’s possible.
The NCRP Impact Awards is about inspiring smart philanthropy that empowers communities for lasting positive results. Thank you for helping us make this a reality.
Jeanné Isler is VP and chief engagement officer of NCRP. Follow @j_lachapel and @ncrp on Twitter.