United Philanthropy Forum is incredibly pleased to receive a $3 million gift from philanthropists MacKenzie Scott and Dan Jewett. The announcement was made on June 15 via a blog post by Scott with the headline, “286 Teams Empowering Voices the World Needs to Hear.”
United Philanthropy Forum and The Campaign for Grade-Level Reading (CGLR) have joined in partnership to combat the long-term consequences of pandemic-precipitated learning loss facing children of economically challenged families, fragile families and those who are marginalized.
In January, United Philanthropy Forum’s board of directors welcomed a new slate of officers to help guide the organization over the next 18 months:
- Chair: Amanda Misiko Andere, CEO, Funders Together to End Homelessness
United Philanthropy Forum’s “Journey Toward Racial Equity” report examines Philanthropy-Serving Organizations’ (PSOs) current internal work and external programming to advance racial equity. The report represents the latest in an effort by PSOs to advance philanthropic practice and impact by centering racial equity.
United Philanthropy Forum has issued a statement, signed on by a number of our members, to firmly reject the attacks on our democracy on January 6 and confirm our commitment to strengthen our country for the betterment of all people.
We strongly condemn the actions of the terrorists and white supremacists who committed acts of sedition by brazenly attacking the seat of American government and democracy, the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C.
This page is a list of Forum members who issued statements condemning the violent siege in Washington, DC on Wednesday, January 6 and additional resources to provide guidance for creating a statement.
The Momentum Fund announced today that it has awarded a second round of grants totaling $605,000 to ten 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.
With the 2020 presidential election now behind us, United Philanthropy Forum and many of our members have released a joint statement urging philanthropy to help address the serious threats to our democracy that have been exposed during this election season.
The cornerstone of our country’s democracy is the administration of free and fair elections, where every U.S. citizen of voting age has the right to vote. During this election cycle, Americans have come out to exercise this right in record numbers.