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Dear Colleague, 

This month, we're pleased to announce the arrival or our new Field Director, Sean Dobson!

Also, Wade Henderson highlights
the importance of the 2010 census and those communities whose civil rights are at risk if they are left uncounted.

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In Focus

RPWinter09-10.JPGThe Count that Matters: Philanthropy and the 2010 Census
By Wade Henderson
in Responsive Philanthropy (Winter 2009/10)

Henderson highlights the importance of the 2010 census and those communities whose civil rights are at risk if they are left uncounted. "Philanthropy has been criticized for failing to offer sufficient support to African-American, Latino, Asian American and other organizations led by and serving people of color. The census offers a win-win opportunity for everyone," he writes.

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News from NCRP

1000792570.jpgNCRP's New Field Director!
NCRP is pleased to welcome Sean Dobson to our team!

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NCRP in the News

1001200477.jpgReport Shines Light on Relationships Between Grant Makers and Seekers
By Ian Wilhelm, Caroline Preston, Chronicle of Philanthropy

Foundations Offer Loans as a Way to Help Nonprofits
By Jay Tokasz, Buffalo News

Federal Workers Aid Suspect Charities
By Elizabeth Schwinn,

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Analysis and Commentary

1001218386.jpgPlease Tap the Glass(pockets)
By Kevin Laskowski

Funders Should Support Arizona Charities
By Julia Craig

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From the Vault

NCRP2007-CharitableFundraising-Small.jpgCharitable Fundraising in the Workplace
January 2007

Progressive workplace funds and federations were created for organizations and issues that lacked adequate access to resources. They served as alternatives to the traditional United Way campaigns, giving workplace donors access to non-United Way affiliate organizations. This report looks at how these alternative funds and federations benefit the nonprofit sector and what kinds of organizations gain from the funding generated by their campaigns.

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On the Side

Philanthropy is My Co-Pilot
By Mark Schmitt, The American Prospect

Plight of Adjunct Faculty Needs More Attention From Foundations
By Pablo Eisenberg, Chronicle of Philanthropy
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Absence of Deals Handcuffs Panels
By Dan Friedman, CongressDaily
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