United Philanthropy Forum, the Council on Foundations, and Independent Sector submitted a letter in response to the House Committee on Ways and Means and the Subcommitee on Oversight's "Request for Information: Understanding and Examining the Political Activities of Tax-Exempt Organizations under Section 501 of the Internal Revenue Code."
Forum Policy Issue
United Philanthropy Forum signed a joint letter to the leaders of the House and Senate, which notes the harmful impacts of government shutdowns and urges the continued funding of the federal government.
A key policy issue for the Forum is Maternal Health.
A key policy issue for the Forum is the Universal Charitable Deduction.
Forum statement of record submitted to Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee of the United States Senate, regarding May 2, 2023 hearing: "Improving Access to Federal Grants for Underserved Communities."
United Philanthropy Forum joined a philanthropic and charitable sector letter to the House and Senate Appropriations Subcommittees on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies, in support of FY2024 funding for quarterly nonprofit job reports from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
A key policy issue for the Forum is the Legacy IRA Act.
A key policy issue for the Forum is Voting Rights.
A key policy issue for the Forum is Donor-Advised Funds.
On March 7, a bi-partisan group of 11 members of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means singed a letter regarding donor-advised funds. In a "Dear Colleague" letter to their fellow lawmakers, the members express concerns about proposals that would restrict DAFs as well as private foundations, such as the ACE Act, S. 1981/H.R. 6595.