In his latest blog, the Forum's President & CEO David Biemesderfer relfects on attending the WINGSForum 2017 conference, a global conference that brought together people who work for philanthropy associations, networks and support organizations worldwide.
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.
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.
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,
The Forum's David Biemesderfer looks at the work of regional associations in health-focused philanthropy and how the Forum's new vision will better connect regional and national PSOs on this work.
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
David Biemesderfer, President & CEO of the Forum, looks back at last month's Joint Policy Institute held in partnership with the National Council of Nonprofits.
A guest post from Paul D. Daugherty, President and CEO of Philanthropy West Virginia with an update on recovery efforts and opportunities for support.
Austin Long of The Center for Effective Philanthropy reflects on #ForumCon16 and the benefits of collaboration and partnerships among philanthropy-supporting organizations.