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.
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Coalition letter from 56 groups to House Ways & Means and Education & Labor, supporting Secure 2.0 legislation, that includes a Legacy IRA provision.
United Philanthropy Forum sends letter to House Ways & Means and Education & Labor, supporting Secure 2.0 legislation, that includes a Legacy IRA provision.
A letter from the Forum and national partners regarding the Accelerating Charitable Efforts (or ACE Act).
Updated nonprofit coalition statement on advancing racial equity and justice.
United Philanthropy Forum is engaging our network to ensure a fair and accurate census count in 2020. See the Forum's position and resources on this issue.
United Philanthropy Forum supports the continued full enforcement of current law that prohibits 501(c)(3) charitable organizations from endorsing, opposing or contributing to political candidates and engaging in partisan campaign activities—also known as the “Johnson Amendment.” See our position and resources on this issue.
Since 1917, the federal charitable tax deduction has provided a tax deduction for donations made to nonprofit organizations by taxpayers who itemize their tax returns, roughly one-third of all Americans. See the Forum's position and resources on this issue.