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Our President and CEO David Biemesderfer reflects on the Trump administration's family-separation policy and how philanthropy should respond.

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Our President and CEO David Biemesderfer discusses the need for philanthropy leaders to step up and speak out in response to the tax legislation which may have a negative impact on charitable giving. 

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David Biemesderfer, President and CEO of United Philanthropy Forum, issued a statement after Commerce Secretary Ross approved the inclusion of an untested question on citizenship status in his 2020 census questions submission to Congress.

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The final tax bill now being considered by Congress would cause significant harm to the charitable sector and those who charities primarily serve—low- and middle-income workers and families. United Philanthropy Forum urges lawmakers to vote No on the bill and start over.

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The latest edition of our month-by-month advocacy guide is now available! The December 2017 edition of the Forum Policy Playbook focuses on the upcoming 2018 PolicyWorks Institute and Foundations on the Hill schedule for March 11-14 in Washington, DC. 

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Our President & CEO, David Biemesderfer, explains how the current versions of the House and Senate tax reform bill would significantly hard the charitable sector.

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Our President & CEO David Biemesderfer releases statement in response to current tax reform proposals. 

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The latest edition of our month-by-month advocacy guide is now available! The November 2017 edition of the Forum Policy Playbook focuses on taking policy positions and creating a legislative agenda.

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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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