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Policy Update: September 26, 2019

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09/26/2019

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 on Foundation on the Hill 2020, the federal budget, the public charge issue, and legislation for charitable giving related to Hurrican Dorian. 

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Policy Update: April 10, 2019

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04/10/2019

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 the 2020 census and the proposed citizenship question, new nonprofit legislation and a study from the Joint Economic Committee, and member updates on donor-advised fund legislation in California and the new Endow Mississippi tax credit in Mississippi. 

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Policy Update: January 2, 2019

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01/02/2019

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. 

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Policy Update: December 19, 2018

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12/19/2018

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. 

2020 Funders Forum

Funders Together to End Homelessness is excited to announce our 2020 Funders Forum in Oakland, CA, held in conjunction with the National Alliance to End Homelessness’s Solutions for Individual Homeless Adults Conference. Join funders from across the nation for a day of focused learning and discussion around how funders can organize partners and communities to support evidence-based solutions and catalyze innovative practices, investments, and collaboration to end homelessness

Philanthropy & the 2020 Census: What a Fair and Accurate Count Means for Ending Homelessness

Census 2020 operations are underway as the country prepares for Census Day on April 1, 2020. All a driver of important funding and policy decisions, the Census also impacts the work to prevent and end homelessness across the country. So, what does this mean for philanthropy, and how can funders work within states and communities to ensure a fair and accurate count of people experiencing homelessness or housing instability and other hard-to-count populations

Introduction to the Intersection: Domestic Violence, Sexual Violence, Housing, and Homelessness 101 Webinar

This webinar will explain the intersection between domestic and sexual violence and homelessness; highlight effective strategies for stakeholders to share in their commitment to finding effective ways to serve this population; provide a deeper understanding of the specific barriers survivors face in accessing and maintaining safe housing; address the role of effective partnerships across the homeless and victim service provider systems; and explore innovative housing model approaches to address the myriad of safe housing needs for survivors.

Secure Jobs: A Holistic Approach To Increasing Income and Stabilizing Housing

Secure Jobs Connecticut takes a holistic approach to increasing income for families and aims to address the issues at the intersection of employment and housing. What began as a three-year demonstration pilot, is about to enter its next phase and is showing promise in helping families not only gain and retain employment but also secure stable housing.  

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Public Policy Peer Community 2019 Conference Session Materials

Resources from a concurrent session during the 2019 Forum Annual Conference in Cleveland, OH that featured representatives of ABFE, Funders Together to End Homelessness, and Philanthropic Initiative for Racial Equity who engaged in dialogue about the principles of equity and inclusion to guide policy work and shifting philanthropic culture to recognize the value of public policy and advocacy in achieving racial equity goals. 

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Webinar: Ending Homelessness Means Ending Urban Native Homelessness

We know that people of color face disproportionate levels of homelessness. In some areas, like Seattle, WA, American Indians/Alaska Natives (AI/AN) are seven times more likely to experience homelessness than their white counterparts. Moreover, American Indians/Alaska Natives are least likely to be referred to housing and least likely to be accepted to housing when referred.

2019 Funders Institute

Funders Together to End Homelessness is excited to present our annual Funders Institute, held in conjunction with the National Conference on Ending Homelessness in Washington, D.C. The Funders Institute is our largest event for funders to learn from each other and experts about philanthropy’s role in preventing and ending homelessness.

2019 Funders Forum

Join Funders Together to End Homelessness for their annual Funders Forum in San Diego, CA on February 20, 2019.

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