A collection of philanthropy serving organizations' resources on the 2020 Census.
Public Policy Resources
Prepared by Terri Ann Lowenthal, this fact sheet provides an update on the FY 2020 appropriations process for funding the 2020 Census.
The Pension Protection Act of 2006 made the IRA Charitable Rollover permanent law, allowing taxpayers age 70 ½ or older to transfer up to $100,000 annually from their IRA accounts directly to charity without first having to recognize the distribution as income. See the Forum's position and resources on this issue.
Over 600 organizations from all 50 states signed on to the American Society of Association Executives’ (ASAE) letter to Representatives Neal and Brady on the House Ways and Means Committee to call for the repeal of the unrelated business income tax (UBIT) on nonprofits’ fringe benefits.
A sign-on letter to Chairman Quigley, Ranking Member Graves, Chairman Kennedy, and Ranking Member Coons to uphold the Johnson Amendment.
Written Statement of Kiran Ahuja on behalf of Philanthropy Northwest to U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs on “Building out Indian Country: Tools for Community Development.”
Prepared by Terri Ann Lowenthal, this fact sheet provides information on the FY 2020 appropriations process for funding the 2020 Census.
Use this resource as talking points for your Hill meetings at FOTH. The document includes suggested topics and messages to deliver to your members of Congress to ensure that all delegations are speaking with one voice about the issues that impact the sector.
Speadsheet and contact information for members of the Senate Finance Committee and House Ways and Means Committee in the 116th Congress.
Send this two-pager in advance of a Hill meeting to preview the topics you wish to discuss or provide it at the end of the Hill meeting as part of your leave-behind packet.
Factsheet prepared by Terri Ann Lowenthal on the FY 2020 appropriation to fund the 2020 Census.
Funders Census Initiative 2020 created this document on key dates regarding planning and implementation of the 2020 census.
Sample handouts and leave behind packets developed by regional associations for Foundations on the Hill.
Use these sample letters from Philanthropy Ohio to draft letters to your members of Congress in support of the 2020 Census.
From the National League of CIties, this action guide provides local leaders with objective information about and resources to prepare for the upcoming 2020 Census.
A national hub on the undercount of young children. The Count All Kids Committee is a group of national, state and local children’s organizations and allies that have joined together to ensure our nation’s children are counted in the 2020 Census.
This toolkit from the Funders Census Initiative (a working group of Funders' Committee for Civic Participation) provides helpful information, resources, and guidance for grantmakers who want to help ensure a fair and accurate census and explains why an accurate count is particularly critical for the communities you serve.
A Municipal Complete Count Committee is a mutually beneficial partnership – at the highest level—within each city. The mayor often appoints members of the Complete Count Committee (CCC). Committees consist of influential community leaders who are charged with developing a census awareness campaign.
Guide for delegation captains at Foundations on the Hill with helpful tips for scheduling meetings, preparing for meetings, conducting meetings, and more.
This report highlights key areas of progress for the Forum’s PolicyWorks initiative during its first nine years, based on the responses of 32 regional PSOs. It documents some dramatic gains in regional PSOs’ capacity to engage in government relations, advocacy and public policy work, and the critical role that the Forum has played in directly supporting this growth.