This weekly check-in call for Forum members will feature Jeffrey Tenenbaum with the Tenenbaum Law Group who will touch on two hot topics right now in the nonprofit legal world: the cancellation or postponement of in-person meetings and conferences, and the economic relief measures available to nonprofits under the new federal CARES Act. We'll also hear from Erik Stegman at Native Americans in Philanthropy and David Miller at the Southeastern Council of Foundations, who will share how they are addressing COVID-19 in their organizations and with their memberships and networks.
United Philanthropy Forum is proud to be an originator with a group of our colleague philanthropy-serving organizations on a joint statement that calls on all funders to consider significantly increasing their grant spending during this time of crisis.
The progressing, urgent response to Covid-19, or the coronavirus, has reshaped the work of philanthropy serving organizations (PSO’s) in a short amount of time. As associations, many of us are newly facing questions of how PSO’s can be responsive and best share crisis communications in the aftermath of major events, such as a global pandemic.
With the rapid spread of COVID-19 and its classification two weeks ago as a pandemic, many of us have had to shift into rapid response mode over the course of days
Here at the Forum we know that all of you are working hard to respond to COVID-19 in your own organizations and with your members and constituencies. We will be holding weekly check-in calls for Forum members that will feature two organizations sharing how they have been handling this crisis, both internally and externally, followed by space for Q&A and open discussion.
During this call, representatives from Philanthropy Northwest and PEAK Grantmaking shared how their organizations have been handling this crisis, both internally and externally followed by space for discussion an Q&A.
We call on everyone in philanthropy to continue doing all that you can to ensure that our communities and our country address the coronavirus outbreak in ways that are as equitable and fair as possible.
As the coronavirus continues to spread in the country, organizations have actively created resources to address the impact of the virus. We've collected how organizations are responding with resources and programming that aims to provide insight during this time.
In the third episode of our ForumNation podcast, David Biemesderfer interviews Patrica Eng. She discusses the disturbing rise of hate and violence against AAPI communities due to the COVID-19 pandemic and how philanthropy can respond; how Asian Americans are often portrayed as the “model minority” while fear and racism are always simmering just below the surface; and how she views the current moment as being a potential “reset button” for philanthropy to think differently and bigger.
This communications toolkit was made specifically for Forum members to share the Momentum Fund grantee announcement with sample newsletter language and sample social media messages.