All Forum members and their members are eligible for a 20% discount off the only peer-reviewed journal of philanthropy - The Foundation Review - a product of The Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership at Grand Valley State University. The journal, written by and for foundation staff and boards, provides rigorous research and writing, presented in an accessible style. It will share evaluation results, tools and knowledge about the philanthropic sector in order to improve the practice of grantmaking, yielding greater impact and innovation.
As COVID-19 continues to spread in the country, it has been on top of mind for many philanthropy-serving organizations as the consider how this can affect operations, programming, member services and more. We collected how PSOs are responding with internal policies and external programs and other member services, along with recommended resources and events.
Compilation from different philanthropy-serving organizations (PSOs) on how they handle membership for philanthropy advisors/consultants or other affiliate memberships including eligibility criteria and dues information.
This report represents the latest in an effort by Philanthropy-Serving Organizations (PSOs) to advance philanthropic practice and impact by centering racial equity. Written by some members of United Philanthropy Forum’s Racial Equity Committee together with Community Centered Evaluation & Research, the report is based on findings of the Forum’s inaugural Racial Equity Capacity Assessment for PSOs.
Sample membership renewal letters, applications, forms, and invoices from philanthropy-serving organizations.
Descriptions for positions involving Managing Director, C-Level and Vice President.
Descriptions for positions involving finance, administration, or human resources at philanthropy-serving organizations.
The Forum's listserv policy including general and legal guidelines, rules of etiquette, and how to instructions.
This membership guide will help you make the most of your membership and become a part of our network of regional and national philanthropy-serving organizations.
Sample documents regarding PSO boards and committees, including committee descriptions, scope of responsibilities, and term limits.