At its recent 50th Annual Meeting, Forum member Southeastern Council of Foundations (SECF) launched its Equity Framework detailing its commitment to equity in the Southeast.
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.
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.
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.
Join several affinity groups accross sectors for the Affinity Equity Summit and Solidarity Defense & Action Funder Briefing February 12-13, 2018 in Oakland, CA.
Join us the Consultative Group on Biological Diversity’s Climate and Energy Funders Group, Environmental Grantmakers Association, Grantmakers In Health, Health and Environmental Funders Network, and The Funders’ Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities for a full day program drawing together an array of funders interested in health, the environment, racial and gender equity, climate and energy, water, urban and rural communities, smart growth, and other related areas.
Join Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees for a webinar uncovering to what extent the impacts of climate change actually drive migration and influence the experience of migrants and refugees.