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.
Environmental Grantmakers Association
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.
Resources from a concurrent session during the 2019 Forum Annual Conference in Cleveland, OH that featured representatives of Grantmakers in Aging, Philanthropy Northwest, Southeastern Council of Foundations, Environmental Grantmakers Association, and Rural Philanthropic Analysis Project at Campbell University who discussed disparities that rural philanthropy is experiencing from lack of attention and understanding from philanthropy.
Join Blueprint NC and the Just Florence Recovery Collective on a webinar on October 22nd at 1:00PM EST to discuss Hurricane Florence’s landfall, people in Eastern North Carolina who were still recovering from Hurricane Matthew in 2016 are now even more uncertain about their short - and long -term futures.
From the rise of solar power to pipeline resistance, industrial livestock impacts to coal mining transitions, transgender rights to the toppling of monuments, and the growing debate about the use of wood pellets from southern forests as a clean energy source, the South is at the intersection of environmental challenges, progressive activism and conservative traditions.