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.
Save the date for Environmental Grantmakers Association 2020 Fall Retreat October4-7 in Chicago, IL.
February 24-25, 2020, EGA will convene in Puerto Rico, a remarkable example of resiliency both in its community power and natural biodiversity, rising up while still reeling from recent inequitable allocations of recovery support and a long history of disinvestment under colonial status, and continued severe weather threats. At the 2020 Winter Briefing, EGA members and partners will gather in a region that provides inspiration for community mobilization across the country and faces the opportunity to reimagine energy, equitable recovery and green infrastructure, while protecting land use and biodiversity
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.