Stephanie Gocklin of Florida Philanthropic Network looks back at #ForumCon17 and how we all need to be leaders for diversity, equity and inclusion in our sector.
David Biemesderfer, President & CEO of United Philanthropy Forum, responds to the horrific events that took place in Charlottesville and offers three suggestions for how we can move forward as a country and as a field.
Dee Goodrich, Connecticut Council for Philanthropy, looks back on her 2017 Forum Conference Experience and how it informed her personal and professional DEI journey.
A guest post from Kalisha Bass, Arizona Grantmakers Forum about her experience at the our recent annual conference in San Francisco.
A guest post from our member, Adiel Suarez-Murias, Communications & Marketing Director of PACE: Philanthropy for Active Civic Engagement as she reflects on Dr. Robert Ross's presentation at our 2107 Annual Conference.
Read the latest from our President & CEO, David Biemesderfer as he reflects back on our rebranding process and annoncement at our 2017 Forum Annual Conference. As you can imagine, there was a lot of thought, hard work and aspiration behind our new name.
David Biemesderfer, president & CEO of the Forum, was recently on the More Than Money Philanthropy Panel at the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading's Funder Huddle in Denver on June 14.
I recently attended a conference hosted by The Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP), where the session discussions and hallway conversations all made it clear that many foundation leaders right now are concerned with how they can have a stronger voice and greater impact in today’s complex, changing, and uncertain times. It is also clear to me that philanthropy cannot respond to this concern without the leadership of philanthropy associations and networks – philanthropy’s infrastructure.
Lost this week amid the flurry of news about the firing of FBI Director Comey was the abrupt resignation of the director of the U.S. Census Bureau. The bureau is facing major budget constraints and operational challenges that threaten its ability to conduct a fair and accurate census count in 2020, which is bad news for philanthropy and our country.