How has place-based family philanthropy evolved over time? Rather than look first to comparing the contrasting decisions—why a place or issue basis for giving—this study is designed to examine how family foundations and funds committed to place are sustaining (or not sustaining) that commitment over generations.
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The annual Giving in Numbers infographic offers the very first look at the latest trends that are defining the strategies behind corporate social investments.
Foundation funding in support of global human rights initiatives totaled $2.8 billion in 2016, up from $2.4 billion in 2015, according to the report from Candid and the Human Rights Funders Network.
Charitable Giving Coalition one-pager with talking points on the Universal Charitable Deduction.
FCI Consultant and census expert Terri Ann Lowenthal has prepared a memo, Census Federal Policy Update: July 2019, which covers the latest on federal appropriations for the Census Bureau and open Federal Register Notices on the Post Enumeration Survey and the Final LUCA Appeals Process
Census fact sheet created for the August 2019 Recess features background information, legislation information, and talking points.
UBIT fact sheet created for the August 2019 Recess features background information, legislation information, and talking points.
Charitable deduction fact sheet created for the August 2019 Recess features background information, legislation information, and talking points.
United Philanthropy Forum's 2019 August Recess Guide contains information for PSOs to make the most out of the August recess, including ideas for engaging members of Congress, meeting tips, talking points on key policy issues, and more.
Funders for Reproductive Equity (FRE) is seeking to hire experienced and visionary Executive Director who is responsible for shaping the conversation in the field of reproductive equity, rights, health, and justice and in philanthropy as a whole.
Use these templates for Come Home Award Program recipients.
Council of Michigan Foundations created a Talent Retention Program Manual to explore the concept of offering financial incentives for local college graduates to return to their local communities for work.
Philanthropy West Virginia created this overview sheet for the Come Home Award Program legislation.
Philanthropy West Virginia created this letter template to send to U.S. Senators regarding the Come Home Award legislation.
To aid the outreach and advocacy for support and passage of U.S. Senate Bill 676, the Workforce Development Through Post-Graduation Scholarships Act of 2019, this document provides sample social media posts for your organization’s adaption and usage.
Media release from Philanthropy West Virginia on S. 676, the Workforce Development Through Post-Graduation Scholarships Act of 2019.
For those interested in learning about the process and framework for creating a philanthropy liaison, Philanthropy California has shared some resources available here.
The Council of Michigan Foundations (CMF) submitted comments to Treasury asking for clarification on the new excise tax on excess compensation paid by tax-exempt organizations.
Charitable Giving Coalition statement on the Giving USA results for 2018.
United Philanthropy Forum submitted comments for the record in advance of the Committee on Ways and Means hearing entitled "Ending the TCJA Tax on Houses of Worship, Charities, and Nonprofits."