Forum members share racial equity resources that rural philanthropy has been using. Responses are compiled below by known organizations.
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Sample letter to request a meeting with your Members of Congress and staff.
PEAK Grantmaking is pleased to offer individual or organization membership and also will provide training and workshops for your members.
The Momentum Fund announced today that it has awarded a second round of grants totaling $605,000 to ten 501(c)(3) organizations around the country managing COVID-19 relief funds that provide grants and other forms of direct support to community-run organizations working with communities of color, historically marginalized populations, and other groups being disproportionately impacted by the pandemic that continues to ravage these communities.
Download a virtual background for Foundations on the Hill.
We provide space for our members to connect, learn and share together on how to effectively address racial equity in their work as philanthropy-serving organizations (PSOs), and works to share our members’ learnings with the broader philanthropy field. As part of these efforts, we are pleased to share case stories from our members about their racial equity work.
The Help Desk is designed to provide foundations with access to answers to legal questions related to the operations of a foundation. The foundation world is a complex field that requires specialized legal knowledge and many foundations do not have easy access to an attorney with expertise in this field.
Instructions for Virtual Foundations on the Hill 2021 registrants on how to access program content via our virtual conference platform, powered by Swapcard.
Letter from Forum President & CEO David Biemesderfer celebrating how our members have come together in 2021 and how the Forum adapted to provide new services while also maintaining many of our regular services to help support, inform and advance our members work.
The Forum's latest 990 tax form as submitted to the IRS for the 2021 financial year and other 990 tax forms from previous years.
Letter led by Sen. Rounds (R-South Dakota) and joined by Sen. Cramer (R-North Dakota), urging the Trump Administration to continue the 2020 Census through Oct. 31.
Talking Points for Census
Explainer about the Census Bureau’s 99% goal, how it’s an inaccurate indicator of when the count should end, and the necessity of continuing self-response and field data collection operations through Oct. 31.
The Momentum Fund announced that it has awarded $8.5 million in grants to 129 501(c)(3) organizations around the country managing COVID-19 relief funds that provide grants and other forms of direct support to community-run organizations working with communities of color, historically marginalized populations, and other groups being disproportionately impacted by the pandemic that continues to ravage these communities.
2020 Census Deadline Act Endorsement List
United Philanthropy Forum’s 2020 Compensation & Benefits for Philanthropy-Serving Organizations report provides comprehensive benchmarking data and analyses on the employment practices of regional and national philanthropy-serving organizations (PSOs).
United Philanthropy Forum’s 2020 Compensation & Benefits for Philanthropy-Serving Organizations report provides comprehensive benchmarking data and analyses on the employment practices of regional and national philanthropy-serving organizations (PSOs). The full report is accessible to our members.
Cybersecurity is a topic that none of us can afford to ignore. Given that most, if not all of us, are now working virtually, we strongly encourage all of our members to conduct a security audit and implement necessary measures to protect your intellectual assets, staff, and member data. Below you'll find various discounted offers generously provided by Forum partners that can be used whether you're just starting or continuing on your digital security journey. These discounts are restricted to current Forum members and can be extended to PSO members as well.
The COVID-19 crisis has created a moment of hyper-uncertainty for social sector organizations. No one knows how the future will unfold, but the tools of scenario planning can help social sector leaders better prepare their organizations for the different, possible futures that may unfold.