Resources from a concurrent session during the 2019 Forum Annual Conference in Cleveland, OH that was facilitated by Change Elemental who led a two-part workshop on how to apply an equity framework to one's work in order to advance their awareness and understanding and strengthen engagement in equity-based approaches and practices.
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Resources from a concurrent session during the 2019 Forum Annual Conference in Cleveland, OH that featured Erin Gordon of Lizard Brain Solutions who discussed the importance of being trained to be effective facilitators. This session provided tips, tools, and strategies for effective meeting facilitation that can help increase member engagement.
Resources from a concurrent session during the 2019 Forum Annual Conference in Cleveland, OH that featured Paul D. Daugherty of Philanthropy West Virginia who discussed the innovation and impact of teams of 5 or fewer staff within the philanthropic sector. In this session, attendees shared the highlights of their work, tools for membership growth & engagement, strategic partnerships, and the furthering advancement of REDI and policy impact.
Resources from a concurrent session during the 2019 Forum Annual Conference in Cleveland, OH that featured representatives of ABFE, Funders Together to End Homelessness, and Philanthropic Initiative for Racial Equity who engaged in dialogue about the principles of equity and inclusion to guide policy work and shifting philanthropic culture to recognize the value of public policy and advocacy in achieving racial equity goals.
Resources from a concurrent session during the 2019 Forum Annual Conference in Cleveland, OH that featured representatives from The Giving Practice and Southern California Grantmakers who discussed the release of the long-awaited PSO Field Guide that provides stories of victory and defeat and details on the equipment necessary for successful partnerships and collaborations among PSOs and partners.
This report highlights both the circumstances that women face in the apparel industry and the broader economic environment in which apparel companies operate, which significantly affects how these companies treat their employees.
PEAK has developed this free, open-source tool in partnership with New America and the Mulligan Fund to calculate the time and resources grantmakers invest in making grants and understand the time and resources that their applicants expend in seeking grants.
The Forum’s Peer Communities offer our members ongoing opportunities to connect and learn with their peers with similar job responsibilities. We currently offer Peer Communitiesfor CEOs, Communications, Programs, Membership, Public Policy, Finance and Administration, and Emerging Practitioners.
Developed by The Giving Practice (TGP) in partnership with United Philanthropy Forum and Northern California Grantmakers, this guide shares seven practices and 12 tools for philanthropy-serving organizations (PSOs) who seek effective ways to mobilize resources to sustain their organization’s work
Best practices compiled from members of the Membership Peer Community on key processes including recruitment, retention, lapsed members and utilizing members as champions for your organization.
Sample membership renewal letters, applications, forms, and invoices from philanthropy-serving organizations.
Forum members engaged in a listserve discussion about reccomendations for shared calendar tools to help with coordinating staff schedules within their organization.
Strategic planning can help philanthropy-serving organizations meet the current and future needs of the foundations they serve. Yet to be successful, a strategic plan must provide concrete goals and realistic deadlines for meeting them.
The Forum offers philanthropy-serving organizations the opportunity to configure and maintain discussions lists (public and private) for and with their own members using Electric Embers.
Compilation of examples of how national and regional philanthropy-serving organizations are spotlighting the work and voice of their members in their communications.
Compilation of examples of how national and regional philanthropy-serving organizations are using communication guidelines to reinforce consistency within their organization.
The Forum's listserv policy including general and legal guidelines, rules of etiquette, and how to instructions.
United Philanthropy Forum is currently hiring a Senior Associate of Knowledge Services (Senior Associate) will work to support the Forum’s Knowledge Management (KM) Collaborative, which is powered by a collective technology platform.
The Forum’s Racial Equity Listserv is a listserv created to support an open exchange of equity-focused learnings, ideas, practices and tools among Forum members.
Explore a collection of communications jobs and position descriptions geared towards philanthropy-serving organizations.