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Cinthia Schuman Ottinger

Cinthia Schuman is Deputy Director for Philanthropy Programs for The Aspen Institute’s Program on Philanthropy and Social Innovation. Previously, Ms. Schuman Ottinger was Deputy Director of the Rockefeller Family Fund, where she managed grantmaking programs in women’s rights, civic participation and other areas. She was also Executive Director of the National Center for Fair & Open Testing (FairTest).

Ms. Schuman Ottinger was a Root-Tilden Scholar at New York University School of Law, where she received her Juris Doctorate. She received her B.A. from Oberlin College. Schuman Ottinger serves on the board of directors of the Ottinger Foundation.

Posts by Cinthia Schuman Ottinger

The DATA Act: A Look Ahead

Considering the close working relationship between government and nonprofits, it is surprising how little is known about the details of that relationship. The DATA ACT could change all of that.

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Filling the Nonprofit Information Vacuum

Cinthia Schuman Ottinger, Deputy Director for Philanthropy Programs at the Aspen Institute’s  Program on Philanthropy and Social Innovation, discusses the need for nonprofit data and the impact that it can have.  A good part of the problem, however, is unlocking that data from the protocols and structures that render is less accessible, less useful. Cinthia […]

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