A guest post from Benjamin Bellegy, Executive Director at the Worldwide Initiatives for Grantmaker Support (WINGS) about the value of philanthropy-serving organizations and a new campagin launched by WINGS members - #LiftUpPhilanthropy - to promote the importance of strong philanthropy support ecosystems.
Forum's President and CEO David Biemesderfer encourages those who care about having a strong and vital philanthropy sector in our country to join the Forum and our members and colleagues across the country at Foundations on the Hill, March 11-13 in Washington, DC.
Forum President & CEO David Biemesderfer shares reflections on some key findings from the 2018 Key Metrics for Philanthropy-Serving Organizations report.
Forum President and CEO participated in a Civil Rights Learning Journey presented by the Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers and Leadership Greater Washington. He shares his reflections from four days traveling through the Deep South with a group of 25 philanthropy, nonprofit and business leaders from the Washington, DC region, starting in Memphis and driving through the heart of Mississippi and Alabama.
Forum President and CEO shares reflections on some key findings from the recently released report, Strengthening Philanthropy’s Capacity to Engage in Policy: Progress Report on United Philanthropy Forum’s PolicyWorks Initiative.
Brandon Iracks-Edelin shares his experience as a Newman’s Own Foundation Fellow at United Philanthropy Forum that has been profound and full of lessons from dynamic leaders from across the world.
Seeing all the back to school pictures earlier this month reminded me of when the users of our collaborative technology platform went “back to school” for our annual Drupal-Salesforce Users Group.
In order for United Philanthropy Forum members, or any organization, to be authentic leaders in addressing issues of racial equity, their staffs and boards should be diverse in terms of race and ethnicity. Diversity alone is not enough, but it’s an important aspect of engaging in this work. That’s why the Forum is committed to regularly tracking and lifting up data on the staff and board diversity of our organization and our members.
Forum President and CEO David Biemesderfer reflects back on Grant Oliphant's remarks at the 2018 Forum Annual Conference and the inspiration he found for himself, the Forum and the field.