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.
Hispanics in Philanthropy
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.
Forum member Hispanics in Philanthropy is now accepting applications as part of its Latino Civic Participation Grant. This grant pool is aimed at supporting and strengthening locally-focused Latino nonprofits to ensure that Latinos play a critical role in civic life.
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.
Join several affinity groups accross sectors for the Affinity Equity Summit and Solidarity Defense & Action Funder Briefing February 12-13, 2018 in Oakland, CA.