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.
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Speadsheet and contact information for members of the Senate Finance Committee and House Ways and Means Committee in the 117th Congress.
A key policy issue for the Forum is the Universal Charitable Deduction.
A key policy issue for the Forum is Maternal Health.
This report benchmarks the progress of the Forum’s PSO members on advancing racial equity. In doing so, this report helps shed light on the internal and external racial equity strategies being undertaken across the larger PSO field. We also offer a summary of the successes and challenges PSOs face in designing and implementing racial equity efforts for further reflection and action.
Recent Bloomberg Government coverage of the debt-limit negotiations between President Biden and Congressional leaders.
The Forum's public policy staff compiled this resource page featuring member policy and advocacy agendas to help coordinate and inform the work of the District to D.C. Advocacy Network.
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."
The Charitable Giving Coalition's (CGC) sign on letter in support of the Charitable Act.
Forum members share resources for off-boarding members.
The National Corporate Funder Listserv allows staff of corporate funders to engage in ongoing opportunities to connect and learn with their peers.
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.
Text of The Charitable Act, introduced by Senators James Lankford (R-OK) and Chris Coons (D-DE).
Forum members share resources for PSOs that serve as fiscal sponsors.
Floorplans for the JW Marriott Washington DC - meeting location for 2023 Foundations on the Hill.
The Forum's Public Policy Portfolio includes a glossary of key terms for public policy and advocacy.
An overview of how foundations and their grantees can participate in advocacy developed by member of the Forum District to D.C. Advocacy Network.
The Forum's Public Policy Portfolio includes a decision filter for members to use when considering whether and what action to take regarding a public policy issue.
The convening of the 118th Congress provides the Forum with an opportunity to build on a renewed focus of its public policy work over the next two years. To that end, the Forum has developed six public policy principles that will guide our work during that time.
Logistical information for 2023 Foundations on the Hill including wifi access, private meeting space and shuttle information.