This report published in partnership with the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia provides a snapshot of how the business community of Philadelphia engages in philanthropy and the scale and scope of those philanthropic activities.
The Forum's website and Knowledgebase features resources from nearly 77 regional and national philanthropy serving organizations, their 7,000+ grantmaking foundation members, and colleague philanthropic partners. There are several different ways to search the resource library. Using the filters on the right side of this page, you can search by type of resource, topic, or audience. For example, if you are looking for a template, select type, then you can filter by audience or topic to refine the results. Please note, the search box below only searches resources. If you're looking for news or events, use the search box in the upper right corner to search the entire site.
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This case study answers the question: What does security look like at mid-sized foundations? Cleveland Foundation and Open Society Foundations provide pragmatic strategies and real-world tactics based on their everyday experience as IT leaders.
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.
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.
A transcript of the oral argument that was presented to the Supreme Court on April 23, 2019, regarding the decision of whether to allow a citizenship question on the 2020 Census.
30 foundations and philanthropy serving organizations (PSOs), including United Philanthropy Forum and eight Forum members, signed an amicus curiae brief that was submitted to the Supreme Court in support of removing the citizenship question from the 2020 Census.
A collection of resources from PSO state advocacy days including agendas, schedules, and descriptions.
In its latest podcast, AGAG Executive Director Niamani Mutima talks with Fiesta Warinwa and Didi Wamukoya about their work with the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF).
The latest edition of this study found global philanthropic support for efforts to prevent, mitigate and resolve conflicts totaled $328.2 million in 2016 from 326 foundations and 2,600 grants.
When the Philanthropic initiative for Racial Equity (PRE), in partnership with GrantCraft, released Grantmaking with a Racial Equity Lens, a few foundations had made racial equity a central focus of their work, but many were still exploring how to incorporate equity into their grantmaking.
Independent Sector released new research on values-based messaging for promoting giving policy.
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.
A collection of philanthropy serving organizations' resources on the 2020 Census.
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?
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.
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.