This resource from the Funders' Committee for Civic Participation (FCCP) explains what we know about census accuracy and why it matters to funders and their grantees.
This workbook to help you think through specific policies to manage your nonprofit’s risk. It contains prompts to help you create and document policies for the acceptable use of technology and networks, personal devices for work, how to provide IT guidance to “accidental techies,” how to respond to an IT incident, and how to recover your technology after a major disaster.
This report illustrates the ways in which limited life foundations approach spending down in nine key areas, including investing, grantmaking and strategy, and communications.
Talking points to address census appropriations for FY 2017 and FY 2018 in the skinny budget proposed by the Trump Administration. These talking points are helpful for informing members of Congress, their staff, and coalition partners about what’s at stake with this budget proposal.
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.
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.
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.