Check out the latest releases from around the nonprofit sector featuring items from Arabella Advisors, Asset Funders Network, Candid, Connecticut Council for Philanthropy, CECP, Fidelity Charitable, Foundation Source, Fund The People, Human Rights Funders Network, Independent Sector, Mission Investors Exchange, National Network of Consultants to Grantmakers, National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, PEAK Grantmaking, Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia, Philanthropy Roundtable, Technology Affinity Group, and Women’s Philanthropy Institute.
Forum Policy Update is a regular update for United Philanthropy Forum members covering public policy issues impacting the philanthropic sector. Topics in the latest update include information about Foundations on the Hill (FOTH) and PolicyWorks Institute, the House rules package, updates on preparations for the 2020 census, and the government shutdown.
Forum Policy Update is a regular update for United Philanthropy Forum members covering public policy issues impacting the philanthropic sector. Topics in the latest update include tax reform, the Johnson Amendment, unrelated business income tax on fringe benefits, and Opportunity Zones.
Check out the latest releases from around the nonprofit sector featuring items from Funders for LGBTQ Issues, Minnesota Council on Foundations and Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia.
Check out the latest releases from around the nonprofit sector featuring reports from Fidelity Charitable, Independent Sector, The Bridgespan Group, CECP & The Conference Board, San Diego Grantmakers, and Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia.
A collection of sample welcome letters or packets sent by philanthropy-serving organizations to new members or new staff at existing members.
United Philanthropy Forum and 21 philanthropy-serving organizations sent this letter to Speaker Pelosi, Republican Leader McCarthy, Chairman Neal, and Ranking Member Brady, as well as all other Representatives on the Ways and Means Committee, in support of simplifying the private foundation excise tax to a revenue-neutral, flat 1.39 percent.
This document, created by The Ross Foundation and Philanthropy West Virginia, is a data tool to assess the historic level of overpayment of the excise tax at 2%. The data goes back to the early 2010s. The document shares the high points of the dollar levels nationally and then for a few sample states. Please note this does NOT include the projected legal, accounting, and investment fees lost by foundations in trying to calculate the spend to make the 1% fee tier.
Forum members engaged in a listserve discussion about reccomendations for shared calendar tools to help with coordinating staff schedules within their organization.
Philanthropy Network's SPARX Conference is the premier event for regional funders, nonprofits, social investors, and other civic leaders who are leading social change in Greater Philadelphia.
This report published in partnership with the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia provides a snapshot of how the business community of Philadelphia engages in philanthropy and the scale and scope of those philanthropic activities.
This is one of the few opportunities for philanthropy to make its case that the citizenship question should be removed from the census questionnaire. Regardless of whether public comments will move the Trump administration to reverse its decision, this establishes an important record for the public, Congress and the courts to consider.
Sample materials and other resources on how philanthropy-serving organizations are offering programming to their membership around these issues.
Additional speaker suggestions and event descriptions from a survey of the membership are available here
A thorough style guide will help your organization present a unified brand with guidelines for the writing and design of your work including specific language, colors, font, logos, taglines, etc.