Jennifer Fairbanks, Communication Specialist at Native Americans in Philanthropy, provides her perspective on NFG’s 2016 National Convening. This post originally appeared on Native Americans in Philanthropy’s blog, which you can find here. The Neighborhood Funders Group (NFG) held their national convening this year...


Groups that emerged after Ferguson are mobilizing thousands of people for protests that develop with lightning speed and have dramatic impact. Their approach appeals to some grant makers. (The following is an excerpt from The Chronicle of Philanthropy's article "Police Shootings...


Last month, over 300 funders and field leaders joined Neighborhood Funders Group in Oakland, CA, making it NFG's largest convening ever. Grounded by frontline leaders and organizers in social movements for racial and economic justice, the conference provided a dynamic space...