In a guest post, Jessica Berns, Network Vibrancy Director at Philanthropy Massachusetts shares her experience of the 2019 Forum annual conference as a first-time attendee and the amazing work being done in philanthropy through partnership.
In a guest post, Jen Bokoff, Director of Stakeholder Engagement at Candid, shares her experience of The Blanket Exercise that took participants on a historical journey of Indigenous people in America.
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.
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.
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
The Forum's President & CEO David Biemesderfer makes a call for philanthropy to support the 2020 Census no matter what or were you fund and provides resources to learn more about funding on the national or regional level.
In a guest post, Allyson Goldhagen of Philanthropy New York discusses the Forum's Knowledge Management Collaborative and how it has become a network beyond what was originally imagined.
Philanthropy leaders have been coming together for Foundations on the Hill each year for the past 16 years to meet with our elected leaders in Congress, and I’ve participated in most of those annual events.
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.