This is a guest post by Taryn Palumbo, Executive Director at Orange County Grantmakers who shares her thoughts of the 2019 Forum annual conference and some of the key takeaways about equity from engaging in conversations with fellow PSO leaders.
This is a guest post by Caterina Gironda, Research & Program Manager at Funders Concerned About AIDS shares her thoughts of the 2019 Forum annual conference and the power of representation and respect for diverse voices within PSOs realm.
In a guest post, Vince Stehle Executive Direct at Media Impact Funders shares his experience at #ForumCon19 shares experience with the power of Thomas Allen Harris' Family Picture USA.
In a guest post, Renee Brooks Catacalos, Member and Strategic Partnerships Director at Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Funders shares her reflections of the 2019 Forum annual conference and feeling the power of being part of a forward-thinking and supportive community as she grows as a PSO professional.
In a guest post, Anna D'Elia, Program and Services Coordinator at Council of New Jersey Grantmakers shares her reflections of the 2019 Forum annual conference and the lessons learned about partnership encouraging room for growth individually and as an organization.
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