The Forum’s Governance Committee is currently inviting recommendations for candidates to consider for service on the Forum’s Board of Directors. The Committee is seeking Director candidates who can provide exemplary strategic leadership and guidance for the Forum as we work to maximize our network’s strengths to lead change and increase impact in philanthropy. The Committee is seeking to add three new Directors to the Board for three-year terms starting in July 2020
Join United Philanthropy Forum for our annual PolicyWorks Institute and Foundations on the Hill in Washington, DC, March 8-11, 2020. This is an opportunity to come to the Nation's captial to build your capacity in policy and meet with Congress to discuss pivotal issues in philanthropy.
As an effort to advance racial equity among Forum member organizations—and to support member organizations who are at different places on the continuum of equity skills and practice—the Forum is partnering with Change Elemental to create two Racial Equity Peer Learning Cohorts.
Forum member Funders for LGBTQ Issues released a statement on the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) contracting rule change which announced that it would immediately allow discrimination against LGBTQ people and other vulnerable communities in its taxpayer-funded programs.
We are pleased to announce the launch of the Forum’s new Racial Equity Listserv. Created to encourage and support the exchange of equity-focused learnings, ideas, practices and tools, this listserv is open to all members
Forum member Funders Together to End Homelessness launches it's new commitment to racial equity and explains what it means for their organization, members, and the field moving forward.
Currently in its pilot phase, the Lean, Keen, Producing Machines Peer Community is for people working for Forum members that have five or less staff members.
United Philanthropy Forum is pleased to announce the launch of the inaugural Racial Equity Capacity Assessment for Philanthropy-Serving Organizations (PSOs).
The Forum is recruiting new volunteer leadership that is enthusiastic, eager to build their skills, and committed to enhancing the network's peer community experience. We are looking for leadership for our Communications, Emerging Leaders, Finance & Administration, Membership, Public Policy and Programs Peer Communities
To help PSOs overcome financial barriers to engaging in racial equity work, the Forum is offering mini-grant opportunities for our members, thanks to support from Borealis Philanthropy’s Racial Equity in Philanthropy Fund. This mini-grant program will provide Forum members with small grants, up to $5,500, to cover all or part of the costs of a trainer, facilitator, or speaker (or related program expenses) to engage with staff, board, and/or members on an aspect of advancing racial equity.