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To Follow is to Lead

Release Date: 
07/11/2019

In a guest post, Heather Jaconis of Gateway Center for Giving shares her reflection on ForumCon18, the lessons that she learned from attending, and how she has implemented the lessons in her daily work. 

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Inequities in Charitable Giving Continue to Grow, Fueled by 2017 Tax Law

Dave Biemesderfer presenting
Release Date: 
06/26/2019

Data continues to come in to confirm a disturbing trend in our country: growing inequities in who is giving to charity and who is benefiting from it. This comes amid a backdrop of an overall decline in charitable giving, fueled by the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) passed by Congress

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Philanthropy Turns to the Supreme Court to Ensure a Fair and Accurate Census Count

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Release Date: 
04/04/2019

United Philanthropy Forum and 29 other foundations and philanthropy serving organizations (PSOs), including 8 Forum members, signed an amicus curia brief that was submitted to the Supreme Court this week. The effort was led by the Funders’ Committee for Civic Participation and its Funders Census Initiative, Philanthropy California, and the Bauman Foundation.

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No Regrets: GCIR's Long, Bumpy Journey to Launch

Michael Kavate
Release Date: 
03/02/2019

In August of 2016, GCIR had only one question about the Forum’s Drupal-Salesforce platform: How soon can we launch? Chats with several members of the collaborative left us chomping at the bit. Make our time-consuming membership renewal process more efficient? Yes, please. Streamline event registration tracking and analysis? Absolutely. Integrations with core services like MailChimp, ReadyTalk, and more? Yes, yes, yes. From automation of simple tasks and centralizing our far-flung data to joining a community of experts from similar organizations, we wanted to launch tomorrow.

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Developing New Systems and Expanding Capacity for Growth

Shannon Lin
Release Date: 
03/02/2019

To meet the challenges of growth and build new systems to manage our expanding network and programming, NFG joined the Knowledge Management Collaborative of the United Philanthropy Forum in 2017. We have been fortunate to have the help of the Forum in our journey towards better information management, and offer the following reflections from our experience.

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