Why Building a More Democratic Economy Matters for Nonprofits

Next week, NPQ will run a cluster of four articles, taken from the Summer 2018 issue of Nonprofit Quarterly magazine, on how to build a more democratic economy. This is the start of a year-long campaign to more fully explore this ever more emergent field which will include a series of seven monthly webinars starting in the fall, buttressed with supporting materials. This series will work to boost understanding and foster conversation of how nonprofits and movements can most effectively respond to our nation’s rising inequality.

A Peek Behind the Philanthropic Curtain: A Conversation with Pamela Shifman & the NoVo Foundation’s Radical Hope Fund

This installment in NPQ’s “Behind the Philanthropic Curtain” series focuses on the NoVo Foundation’s Radical Hope Fund. Here, NPQ Senior Editor Cyndi Suarez interviews Pamela Shifman, the executive director of the foundation, about its principles of practice and why it elected to grant millions apiece to organizations driven by those most deeply affected by the issues being worked on.