A collection of philanthropy serving organizations' resources on the 2020 Census.
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Prepared by Terri Ann Lowenthal, this fact sheet provides an update on the FY 2020 appropriations process for funding the 2020 Census.
This guide provides a solid basis for thinking and talking about the next steps in your organization’s learning work. It is designed to serve as a resource to help grantmakers answer critical learning questions and embed learning more deeply into the day-to-day work and cultures of their organizations.
In its most recent regional giving study, Maine Philanthropy Center shares an annual snapshot of giving in Maine. In FY2017, there were more than 360 private and community foundations based in Maine who held more than $3 billion in assets and gave more than $180 million in charitable grants throughout the world.
Both radio and audio are being used in exciting ways to reach new audiences, spark civic engagement and dialogue across diverse communities, examine science and advance disability education, and much more. Radio, in particular, is garnering significant support from philanthropy across a range of programming themes.
In late 2018, PACE undertook a research effort to better understand the perceptions of language our field uses to describe civic engagement and democracy work. In other words, when we say “civic engagement” or “democracy” or “patriotism,” “activism,” or “justice” to most Americans, what do they hear? And what does it mean to them?
Independent Sector released new research on values-based messaging for promoting giving policy.
Forum network members have worked together to compile a list of fellowship opportunities that people can apply to. This document has fellow leadership development opportunities, cohort opportunities, innovation opportunities, for philanthropic professionals, for nonprofit leaders, etc.
This spreadsheet provides the results of a Forum survey that asked PSOs to report their census activities and advocacy in preparation for the 2020 Census.
The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act made two changes to the tax code regarding UBIT that negatively affect foundations and other tax-exempt organizations. See the Forum's position and resources on this issue.
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.
The Pension Protection Act of 2006 made the IRA Charitable Rollover permanent law, allowing taxpayers age 70 ½ or older to transfer up to $100,000 annually from their IRA accounts directly to charity without first having to recognize the distribution as income. See the Forum's position and resources on this issue.
With more than 30,000 new private foundations established in the U.S. in the past 20 years, it is vital that early-stage grantmakers learn from the wisdom of those who have gone before them so they can avoid common mistakes and position their grantmaking organizations for success.
With support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Media Impact Funders has been researching trends, challenges and opportunities for global media funding.
Many in our sector are talking about big ideas such as equity and inclusion, narrowing the power gap in our sector, being authentically engaged in our communities, listening and learning from our partners, and living our values in our practice.
PEAK Grantmaking is pleased to offer several workshop opportunities related to its Principles for Peak Grantmaking initiative to its PSO partners.
This report discusses how the zip code among other factors play a major role in the safety and development of the youth within America. Depending on the area a child is more likely to experience community violence by living in a neighborhood with diminished economic opportunities compared to a more affluent one.
A sign-on letter to Chairman Quigley, Ranking Member Graves, Chairman Kennedy, and Ranking Member Coons to uphold the Johnson Amendment.
Over 600 organizations from all 50 states signed on to the American Society of Association Executives’ (ASAE) letter to Representatives Neal and Brady on the House Ways and Means Committee to call for the repeal of the unrelated business income tax (UBIT) on nonprofits’ fringe benefits.
Written Statement of Kiran Ahuja on behalf of Philanthropy Northwest to U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs on “Building out Indian Country: Tools for Community Development.”