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Public Policy Resources

Featured Resource: Voter Engagement Toolkit

Ahead of the 2024 election, United Philanthropy Forum partnered with Nonprofit VOTE on the newest edition of the Philanthropy for Voter Engagement Toolkit, which is intended to help foundations explore ways to support nonprofit voter and community engagement.

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The Charitable Act Engagement Toolkit

United Philanthropy Forum’s Charitable Act Engagement Toolkit is designed to assist member-PSOs with the promotion of the Philanthropy Day of Action and to guide PSOs and their members’ advocacy efforts in support of the Charitable Act.

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Congressional Recess Guide: Summer 2023

United Philanthropy Forum's 2023 Congressional Recess Guide contains information for PSOs and their member advocates to make the most out of the Congressional recess period, including ideas for engaging members of Congress, meeting tips, talking points on key policy issues, and more.

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PSO Public Policy and Advocacy Agendas

A growing collection of PSO public policy and advocacy agendas. These examples are intended to inform members' public policy and advocacy work, and assist PSOs seeking to coordinate with peers around policy issues, advocacy, and mobilization.

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Universal Charitable Deduction Public Policy Brief

An updated our public policy brief for the Universal Charitable Deduction (UCD) is now available. The brief details the history of the charitable deduction, and includes updated information and talking points relevant to the 118th Congress.

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Public Policy Principles 2023-2024

These principles will help the Forum lead and advocate on behalf of the sector, address systemic inequities, and identify practical public policy solutions that catalyze a just and equitable society where all can participate and prosper.

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Legacy IRA Legislation Summary

On December 29, 2022, President Biden signed into law the Consolidated Appropriations Act (P.L. 117- 328), which include the SECURE 2.0 Act of 2022. The new law includes a modified version of the Legacy IRA Act to enhance and expand the IRA Charitable Rollover.

This document is a high-level summary of this change in law, some key messages/talking points, and general FAQs.

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Responding to COVID-19: Public Policy Resources

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the United States Congress has passed legislation providing aid and relief to the economy, businesses, nonprofits, and the American people. Visit this page to find specific information about each bill, how the bill may impact the sector, and what the Forum is doing to keep members engaged and informed.

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