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Dispatch from #ForumCon19: The privilege of philanthropy

Deborah Aubert Thomas, Vice President, Programs & Learning at Philanthropy Ohio
Release Date: 
07/23/2019

In a guest post, Deborah Aubert Thomas, Vice President, Programs & Learning at Philanthropy Ohio, complies quotes from speakers of #ForumCon19 that encouraged her to approach the work of philanthropy with courage and urgency. 

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To Follow is to Lead

Heather Jaconis, Gateway Center for Giving
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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