A guide for determining whether a community meets scholarship recipient criteria within proposed post-graduation scholarship legislation.
Public Policy Resources
Sample letter to request a meeting with your federal lawmaker.
This spreadsheet provides the results of a Forum survey that asked PSOs to report their census activities and advocacy in preparation for the 2020 Census.
The Charitable Giving Coalition sent this letter to all members of the House Ways and Means Committee. The Charitable Giving Coalition (CGC), a coalition of associations representing thousands of charitable and faith-based organizations across the country, strongly supports the enactment of a universal charitable deduction.
Charitable Giving Coalition one-pager with talking points on the Universal Charitable Deduction.
Census fact sheet created for the August 2019 Recess features background information, legislation information, and talking points.
UBIT fact sheet created for the August 2019 Recess features background information, legislation information, and talking points.
Charitable deduction fact sheet created for the August 2019 Recess features background information, legislation information, and talking points.
United Philanthropy Forum's 2019 August Recess Guide contains information for PSOs to make the most out of the August recess, including ideas for engaging members of Congress, meeting tips, talking points on key policy issues, and more.
Co-sponsors of the Charitable Giving Tax Deduction Act (H.R. 651), Representatives Chris Smith (R-NJ) and Henry Cuellar (D-TX), shared a Dear Colleague letter with their fellow representatives, encouraging them to support an above-the-line deduction for charitable donations.
The national Democracy Funders Collaborative Census Subgroup shared the Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Census Equity Fund. The Fund supports census preparation and outreach in regions with high proportions of historically undercounted populations and fewer philanthropic resources.
FCI Consultant and census expert Terri Ann Lowenthal has prepared a memo, Census Federal Policy Update: July 2019, which covers the latest on federal appropriations for the Census Bureau and open Federal Register Notices on the Post Enumeration Survey and the Final LUCA Appeals Process
A resource page on the Workforce Development Through Post-Graduation Scholarships Act of 2019.
Use these templates for Come Home Award Program recipients.
Come Home Awards Concepts for Implementation from Philanthropy West Virginia.
Council of Michigan Foundations created a Talent Retention Program Manual to explore the concept of offering financial incentives for local college graduates to return to their local communities for work.
Philanthropy West Virginia created this overview sheet for the Come Home Award Program legislation.
Philanthropy West Virginia created this letter template to send to U.S. Senators regarding the Come Home Award legislation.
To aid the outreach and advocacy for support and passage of U.S. Senate Bill 676, the Workforce Development Through Post-Graduation Scholarships Act of 2019, this document provides sample social media posts for your organization’s adaption and usage.
Media release from Philanthropy West Virginia on S. 676, the Workforce Development Through Post-Graduation Scholarships Act of 2019.