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PolicyWorks Starter Kit & Case Studies

The PolicyWorks Starter Kit has been created for use by the PolicyWorks Community of regional associations of grantmakers who have made a commitment to growing their capacity and increasing their work in government relations and public policy work.

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Public Policy Spotlight: Reproductive Rights

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07/07/2022

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.

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Collaborating with the State Priority Partnership in Your State: Council of Michigan Foundations

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10/15/2015

The Council of Michigan Foundations (CMF) and the Michigan League for Public Policy (MLPP), home of the State Priorities Partnership project in Michigan, have long partnered to raise awareness in the foundation community on federal and state fiscal issues.

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How Can Funders Work Together To Have An Impact On Public Policy?

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02/02/2015
Public policy work is hard. Collaborative work is hard. Add the two together and you get a complex enterprise. There have been no magic formulas or can't-miss strategies. Determining why and how to take on policy work requires steady inquiry, analysis, strategy, openness, and horsepower. But the results can be significant.
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Kids Count, Racial Equity and the Role of Foundations

Thursday, January 22, 2015 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
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Join this webinar on Thursday, January 22, 2015 to learn more about Annie E. Casey Foundation's new report, Race for Results: Building a Path to Opportunity for All Children.
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Two New Reports on Diversity and Democracy by Philanthropy Northwest

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05/12/2014
Philanthropy Northwest has just released two big new publications: "Vision and Voice: The Role of Leadership and Dialogue in Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion" and "Philanthropy and the Renewal of Democracy: Is It Time to Step Up Our Game?"
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Endow Ohio: What Comes Next?

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04/28/2014

One year ago Philanthropy Ohio embarked on an initiative to create a tax incentive in Ohio law encouraging people to donate to permanent endowments at their local community foundations. THe bill has already passed the Ohio House of Representatives by an overwhelming margin, 84 -9. We caught up with Claudia Herrold, Senior Vice President of Communications and Public Policy at Philanthropy Ohio to find out more about the initiative's origins and what's ahead for this bill this year.

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