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Policy Update: February 2018

Release Date: 
02/02/2018

The latest  regular update for Forum members covering public policy issues impacting the philanthropic sector. The latest update features assessing the impacts of the new federal tax law, advocating for a universal charitable deduction in 2018, state giving incentives in Colorado and Michigan, and other federal and state news. 

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Forum Policy Update: October 2017

Release Date: 
10/19/2017

The Forum Policy Update is a bi-weekly update covering public policy issues impacting the philanthropic sector. This version highlights our October Policy Playbook, recent developments on federal policy including the Johnson Amendment, Universal Charitable Deduction Act (H.R. 3988), Census 2020; and state and local policy updates from Connecticut, Michigan, Montana, New Orleans, and St. Paul.

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Forum Policy Update: August 2017 (Part 1)

Release Date: 
08/11/2017

The Forum Policy Update is a bi-weekly update covering public policy issues impacting the philanthropic sector. The latest version highlights federal updates on comprehensive tax reform, the Johnson Amendment, 2020 Census; state updates on South Carolina's Pay-for-Success program, Connecticut's budget crisis; and resources available from last month's Policy Institute. 

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House of Representatives Passes "America Gives More Act"

Release Date: 
07/21/2014

Last week, the United States House of Representatives passed the bipartisan "American Gives More Act of 2014," a legislative package that makes the IRA charitable rollover permanent and simplifies the excise tax on private foundations, both positions supported by many regional associations.

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A Maryland That Works for All: Philanthropy's Equity Imperative

Release Date: 
05/28/2014
Angela Glover Blackwell delivered the keynote address for the Association of Baltimore Area Grantmaker's Annual Meeting earlier this month with a message on the importance of equity.

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