The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation has had a long-standing commitment to increasing the effectiveness of grantmaking organizations, a commitment reflected in its Philanthropy Grantmaking Program. In 2015, the Foundation commissioned Harder+Company Community Research, in partnership with Edge Research, to conduct a field scan to inform its own strategies in this area as well as those of other organizations working to increase philanthropic effectiveness.
An overview of the role of Philanthropy Serving Organizations in the 2020 Census from United Philanthropy Forum.
Slide deck from the Census 2020 -- Time To Act presentation on October 30, 2017.
Materials created by or for philanthropy-serving organizations around advocating for adequate funding for the upcoming census in 2020.
Materials created by the Democracy Funders Collaborative Census Subgroup
Access the recording and slides for the Funders Census Initiative Webinar on Census Public Opinion Research
Materials and resources related to understanding census data.
Discover useful information to help educate your members on what’s at stake for the 2020 Census and encourage your members to promote a fair and accurate census count.
Guidelines for communicating effectively about the 2020 Census are grounded in a nationwide survey and focus groups of American voters conducted by Lake Research Partners.
A leave behind for meetings with Congress on why full funding matters.