On June 22, 2020, the Forum submitted comments encouraging the Federal Reserve System to include a loan forgiveness provision and not to exclude nonprofits with less than 50 employees in the Main Street Lending Program to provide access to credit for nonprofit organizations (which are often led by and serve communities of color, communities hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic).
Fund the People created this toolkit to provide practical guidance, promising practices, and illustrative data to help funders, nonprofits, and others to maximize investments in the nonprofit workforce.
An initiative of the Alliance for Justice, Bolder Advocacy promotes active engagement in democratic processes and institutions by giving nonprofits and foundations the confidence to advocate effectively and by protecting their right to do so.
Alliance for Justice’s Advocacy Capacity Tool (ACT!) and is designed to provide a diagnosis of the strengths and gaps in organizations’ advocacy skills, knowledge, and practices, and identify areas for strengthening.
The Silicon Valley Out-of-School-Time Collaborative invested in a cohort of regional nonprofit organizations to sustain and strengthen their ability to serve more students with stronger academic and social-emotional programming. A midcourse evaluation of the collaborative showed that grantees were stronger, programs were better and are reaching more students, and funders had adopted new, collaborative grantmaking practices. A second phase of the work was committed to more flexibility –– letting grantees drive the group’s planning and learning efforts, and manage consultants, budgeting and group communications. Grantees also opted to redirect the focus of the collaborative from capacity building to program development and evaluation, with the added goal of sharing effective afterschool and summer program models with others, both inside and outside the region.
The seven steps in this guide provide a clear framework for how a race equity lens can be adopted by foundations or other organizations that work directly with systems, technical assistance providers and communities.
This benchmark report and guide is the first to examine how and what nonprofits are doing with video and what best practices have emerged.
In support of reproductive rights and justice, vital for bodily autonomy and as components of healthcare, the Forum has gathered recommendations from our members about how philanthropy and nonprofits can advocate for abortion access and care.
The Forum partnered with Great American Insurance Group to offer premium pricing programs to qualified United Philanthropy Forum members and their member organizations in good standing.* Additional access to risk management and loss prevention services is also available through Great American's appointed agencies. Great American is comprised of 30+ niche businesses with specialized experience in the markets they serve.
Help us celebrate the third annual Get a BEER* and Undo Nonprofit Power Dynamics Day (GBUNPD for short) on Thursday, June 21, 2018, this year’s Summer Solstice.