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New Research Highlights Role of Funder Networks & Associations in How Foundations Access & Use Knowledge

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02/16/2017

The Forum's President & CEO latest blog looks at a newly released study by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation that is a first-of-its-kind study of how U.S. foundations access and use knowledge about effective philanthropy. A key finding of the study is that foundations’ most trusted source of information and knowledge about philanthropic practice is their peers, and Forum member PSOs play an important role in this regard.

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A Critical Time for Philanthropy’s Voice to Be Heard

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02/01/2017

If there were ever a time for philanthropy to speak with a strong voice on the issues and values it cares about, now is the time. Whenever there is a new Congress and new Presidential administration, it is a critical moment for all sectors to ensure they are being heard—philanthropy included.

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Time for Philanthropy to Step Up

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11/14/2016

In response to last week's election, David Biemesderfer reflects on how now is the time for philanthropy for step up as a leader for our communities and nation,

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Investing in Our Native Youth

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09/30/2016

Forum President and CEO, David Biemesderfer, reflects back on participating in a Philanthropic Native Youth Summit held by the White House in partnership with Native Americans in Philanthropy (NAP) and the inspiring stories highlighting Native-led and Native-driven practices that have been proven to have a positive impact on Native youth

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Success Story: United Philanthropy Forum

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09/25/2016

Case study written by the Knowledge Management Collaborative's Salesforce vendor, North Peak Solutions, about the collaborative customer relationship management system designed and managed in partnership with the Forum and North Peak. 

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A Milestone for Philanthropy

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08/04/2016

Blog post by David Biemesderfer, President & CEO of the Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers following #ForumCon16.

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