Based on survey responses of 205 leaders of nonprofit organizations with annual expenses between $100,000 and $100 million, Nonprofit Diversity Efforts: Current Practices and the Role of Foundations provides a collection of data on topics such as how diversity relates to the work of nonprofits and what demographic information nonprofits and funders alike are collecting — and how that information is used. The data in this report can inform foundation leaders and staff as they consider how they can most helpfully engage with their grantees on the topic of diversity.
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After more than 15 years promoting grantmaker practices that support nonprofit results, GEO is convinced that a strong culture inside foundations is critical for effective philanthropy. It’s virtually impossible to operate as an ally and partner to nonprofits if you are working inside a foundation whose values and culture run counter to that spirit.
Achieving race equity — the condition where one’s racial identity has no influence on how one fares in society — is a fundamental element of social change across every issue area in the social sector. Yet the structural racism that endures in U.S. society, deeply rooted in our nation’s history and perpetuated through racist policies, practices, attitudes, and cultural messages, prevents us from attaining it. The impact of structural racism is evident not only in societal outcomes, but in the very institutions that seek to positively impact them
This report from Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy examines the thoughts and feelings of early- and mid- career practitioners on philanthropy and their futures in it.
Produced as a part of its Grantmakers United for Trans Communities (GUTC) Initiative, this infographic highlights the needs of the more than 1 million trans people in the United States and notes the current scale and scope of funding for trans issues.
Media Impact Funders partnered with Harvard University’s Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy to produce this case study report that surfaces pioneering funding practices in journalism.
For philanthropy to advance equity in all communities, especially low-income communities and communities of color, it needs to be able to understand the demographics of the organizations being funded (and declined), the people being served and the communities impacted. That data should be used to assess practices and drive decision making.
National Philanthropic Trust's 2018 Donor-Advised Fund Report examines 2013 through 2017 fiscal year data from 1,002 charities. For the eighth consecutive year, there was growth in all key metrics—number of individual donor-advised funds, total grant dollars from them, total contributions to them and total charitable assets in them.
A demo of United Philanthropy Forum's Salesforce Package and how philanthropy-serving organizations can use this to track individuals, organizations, groups and committees, events, grants, membership dues and engagements.
This publication provides a wealth of background and program ideas for improving rural mobility through existing and emerging technology. It offers insights about what’s already working and what is possible from the perspective of providers and thought leaders. It is a general introduction tailored for funders but useful for anyone. It does not require a background in technology or aging.
This whitepaper is full of helpful insights on how to plan and break down your Salesforce project costs. Plus, it includes an interactive worksheet to help you start outlining a realistic budget that includes licenses as well as internal labor and consulting costs.
The Forum signed the Community Letter in Support of Nonpartisanship to present a united front to preserve the protections in the current law.
Interested in measuring, capturing and investing your local Transfer of Wealth? Commission a Transfer of Wealth study with LOCUS and receive discounted research services to include local assessments and customized consulting.
Developed in consultation with the Forum, CEP is offering opportunities exclusively to Forum members to broaden the use and awareness of CEP’s work in a way that complements existing programming and resources in the field including programming, conference discount and survey services.
This publication is a companion white paper to Mobility & Aging in Rural America: The Role for Innovation: An Introduction for Funders. It examines rural mobility through a lens of technology and across a longer timeframe.
This fact sheet from The Leadership Conference Education Fund provides background on Asian American and NSPI households and also details ways for stakeholders to help improve the count of their households in the 2020 Census.
This fact sheet from The Leadership Conference Education Fund provides background on Latino households and also details ways for stakeholders to help improve the count of all Latino households in the 2020 Census.
A publication of the Internal Revenue Service, this document addresses activities that may jeopardize a charity's exempt status, recordkeeping, required public disclosures and other issues of importance to public charities.
As a member of United Philanthropy Forum, FCAA can offer the Forum’s PSO members, especially regional PSOs, a number of opportunities, at no cost, to highlight the needs and philanthropic response for addressing HIV/AIDS prevention, care and advocacy in their regions and states, utilizing FCAA’s robust data sets.
Find materials for this session focused on the 2020 Census held at the 2018 PolicyWorks Institute before Foundations on the Hill