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  • ForumNation Podcast - Ep. 1 Now Available

    In the Forum's new podcast - ForumNation - we interview amazing philanthropy leaders that we want more people to know about. The first episode features an interview with Daranee Petsod, President of Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR).

  • Registration Now Open

    Join us in Washington, DC for our annual Foundations on the Hill (FOTH) and PolicyWorks Institute! Take a “deep dive” to strengthen your policy and advocacy work at our annual PolicyWorks Institute and then meet with your members of Congress about key issues of importance to foundations and philanthropy during Foundations on the Hill.

  • 2019 Compensation and Benefits for PSOs report in tablet on desk.

    Latest Compensation & Benefits Data Now Available

    Our 2019 Compensation & Benefits for Philanthropy-Serving Organizations report provides comprehensive benchmarking data and analyses on regional and national PSOs’ employment practices.

  • Save the Date: 2020 Annual Conference - Seattle Skyline

    2020 Forum Annual Conference

    July 20-22 | Seattle, WA

    Mark your calendars! #ForumCon20 will bring together the leadership and staff of all PSOs working to advance, inform and support the nation’s philanthropic sector. You don't want to miss it!

  • Learning to Ride the Wave: Adaptive Business Modeling for PSOs Report Cover

    Business Model Guide Written for PSOs

    A new DIY guide seeks to help philanthropy-serving organizations (PSOs) effectively manage the “business side” of their organizations. The guide was developed by The Giving Practice (TGP) at Philanthropy Northwest, in partnership with United Philanthropy Forum and Northern California Grantmakers. It shares seven practices and 12 tools for PSOs who seek effective ways to mobilize resources to sustain their organization’s work.

  • Videos from 2019 Forum Annual Conference Now Available

    2019 Forum Annual Conference Videos

    #ForumCon19 featured a full roster of engaging and inspiring keynote speakers - videos from our plenary sessions are now available.

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News & Updates

Forum President & CEO David Biemesderfer reflects on his experience at PEXforum2020 and the value of the ongoing efforts over... more

Our Director of Public Policy Matthew L. Evans reflects on the Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020 being signed as... more

Forum President & CEO David Biemesderfer reflects on his experience at the Human Rights Summit in Tijuana and San Diego along... more

Forum President & CEO David Biemesderfer shares reflections on some key findings from the 2019 Compensations & Benefits... more

Forum board members Ronna Brown, President of Philanthropy New York, and Phil Li, President and CEO of Robert Sterling Clark... more

Northern California Grantmakers’ inaugural Rising Leaders Cohort launched in late January. Forum member Neighborhood Funders... more

United Philanthropy Forum has received a 2.5-year, $1.25 million grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to expand... more

Forum member Philanthropy West Virginia has honored the legacy of state leader Susan Stevenson Landis with the inaugural Susan S... more