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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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We have issued the a statement in response to a bill introduced on October 5 by Congressman Mark Walker (R-NC-6) to make the charitable deduction available to all taxpayers.

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Policy Alert for our members centered on the Universal Charitable Giving Act and 2020 Census.

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The October edition of our month-by-month advocacy guide focuses on how to engage in elections. With off-year elections coming up in November, it is an appropriate time to focus on this issue, and perhaps stimulate some thinking on how your organization might get engaged in the elections in 2018 and beyond.shington to face debates over tax reform, and everyone re-focused on work after the summer holidays, this is an opportune moment to get our issues on policymakers’ radar.

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The September edition of our month-by-month advocacy guide focuses on letters to the editor and op-eds. With Congress returning to Washington to face debates over tax reform, and everyone re-focused on work after the summer holidays, this is an opportune moment to get our issues on policymakers’ radar.

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