The Momentum Fund has announced it has awarded $8.5 million in grants to 129 501(c)(3) organizations around the country managing COVID-19 relief funds that provide grants and other forms of direct support to community-run organizations working with communities of color, historically marginalized populations, and other groups being disproportionately impacted by the pandemic that continues to ravage these communities.
We are excited to welcome four philanthropy leaders from across the country to our Board of Directors. In June and July, Forum members voted on new and renewing directors for the Forum’s board of directors and revised Forum bylaws.
Bill Corkill of Council of Michigan Foundations writes a blog post about the Outbound Funds Module and how it can support you and your members right now.
United Philanthropy Forum joins with other national philanthropy serving organizations to stand in solidarity with ABFE: A Philanthropic Partnership for Black Communities in their call for philanthropy to take action on anti-Black racism.
United Philanthropy Forum announces the launch of the Momentum Fund to support nonprofit organizations managing COVID-19 relief and recovery funds that are helping communities recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.
This report overviews characteristics critical to resilient nonprofits, as well as principles that can help pave the way for funders who want to enhance nonprofit resilience.
Over the past week, United Philanthropy Forum has joined other national nonprofit and philanthropy organizations in signing on to two letters sent to Capitol Hill on behalf of nonprofits, relating to proposed COVID-19 economic stimulus package legislation.
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.
In a letter published today in The Chronicle of Philanthropy, Forum President & CEO David Biemesderfer urges funders to continue to be particularly attentive to considerations of equity as they respond to the coronavirus outbreak.
The Forum has created a webpage with a compilation of resources and information by and for PSOs on how to respond to the coronavirus outbreak.