Rick Cohen, an outspoken researcher and observer of the philanthropic sector in the U.S., is joining The Nonprofit Quarterly as a national correspondent.
Cohen consults for the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, the nonprofit-sector watchdog group he led for more than seven years until stepping down recently.
In the newly-created position, Cohen will establish the Washington, D.C., office of the Boston-based publication and expand its investigative reporting, research and online presence, says Ruth McCambridge, the magazine’s editor in chief.
“His unstinting research and analysis at NCRP has earned him a national reputation for accuracy, fearlessness, fairness and credibility,” she says. “His courage and breadth wills serve NPQ and the sector very well.”
The first year of Cohen’s employment is funded by philanthropist and author Lewis Cullman, with additional support from an anonymous donor associated with the Philanthropic Collaborative.
Cohen plans to split his time between the two organizations until he begins full-time with the magazine in January.