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Leading a New Network for Philanthropy

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01/27/2016

In a guest post on Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers' Daily WRAG, Forum President & CEO, David Biemesderfer, shares why he is excited to take the helm of the growing organization and to support the work of WRAG and our regional association colleagues in his new role.

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New Disaster Philanthropy Playbook Highlights Collective Power of Regional Associations

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01/14/2016
A vital new resource is now available to help philanthropy respond to future disasters: the Disaster Philanthropy Playbook. The Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers, which is the largest network serving philanthropy in America, is pleased to have been a partner in helping to create the Playbook, working closely with the two organizations that took a lead role in its development: the Council of New Jersey Grantmakers (CNJG), a Forum member, and the Center for Disaster Philanthropy (CDP).
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Who Will Watch the Charities? Regionals Respond

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06/08/2015
On May 31, an op-ed appeared in the New York Times, Who Will Watch the Charities?, from David Callahan, founder and editor of Inside Philanthropy, calling for more oversight of the philanthropic sector and presents four ideas for reform. The Forum and Philanthropy New York, along with others in the field, have submitted responses over the past couple of days.
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