New Blog Post – Social Justice Philanthropy and the Current Economic Downturn

New Blog Post – Social Justice Philanthropy and the Current Economic Downturn

September 10, 2012 | by Michael Magnaye

Funding for the nonprofit sector experienced slight increases over the last couple of years, although not at the levels we have experienced in the years before the economic downturn. Despite the slight increase in overall giving, foundation grants for social justice organizations continue to diminish and may continue to do so until 2015.

Funding for the nonprofit sector experienced slight increases over the last couple of years, although not at the levels we have experienced in the years before the economic downturn. Despite the slight increase in overall giving, foundation grants for social justice organizations continue to diminish and may continue to do so until 2015.

In our latest blog post, NCCD’s Development Director, Michael Magnaye, discusses how this decrease impacts programs, policy changes, and movements in the social justice arena, ranging from civil liberties to environmental law, from poverty eradication to prison reform.