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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.
See how other philanthropy-serving organizations communicate the wrap-up of a year's worth of activities.
The Forum conducted a scan of regional and national philanthropy-serving organizations (PSOs) in February through May 2018 to get a more comprehensive understanding of PSOs’ current work and future needs to advance racial equity in philanthropy. The scan reflects the input of 43 regional and national PSOs that participated in the scan survey and/or the scan interviews, representing more than half of the Forum’s membership...
This advocacy and civic engagement toolkit is designed for community and public foundations that want to educate and encourage their grantees about getting involved in civic and policy activities to increase organizational capacity and impact. While its primary focus is on the grantmaking activity of these foundations, the toolkit also addresses rules and guidance for policy involvement by foundation officials acting on behalf of their foundations.
This advocacy and civic engagement toolkit is designed for private foundations that want to educate and encourage their grantees about getting involved in civic and policy activities to increase organizational capacity and impact. While its primary focus is on the grantmaking activity of foundations, the toolkit also addresses rules and guidance for policy involvement by foundation officials acting on behalf of their foundations.
Low levels of diversity in the senior ranks of foundations have proven to be a stubborn challenge for the field of philanthropy. A report by Forward Change takes an important step toward a deeper understanding of the career pathways of professionals of color in philanthropy—how they enter foundations, how they advance across their careers, and what factors affect their advancement within the sector.
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.
This policy brief examines creative scholarship models that meet the needs of underserved students, often by moving beyond monetary aid in the direction of wrap-around student supports. While continuing to provide financial relief for income-qualified students, a number of these programs couple academic supports along with financial assistance in order to address non-monetary needs that often impede completion.
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- Essentials of Creating Best-in-Class Corporate Community Involvement Programs Sponsored by Changing Our World
- Dealing With Difficult Employees (While Keeping Your Sanity) Sponsored by HR Strategy Group
- Organizing around a Shared Result: How Regional Associations Can Support Collective Action on Grade-Level Reading ...
Native Voices Rising is a joint research and re-granting project of Native Americans in Philanthropy and Common Counsel Foundation. This report focuses on the practices and challenges of community organizing and advocacy, focusing on the need for increased investment in and sustained support for American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian communities.
Explore brochures and agendas from past conferences and annual meetings.
A collection of sample welcome letters or packets sent by philanthropy-serving organizations to new members or new staff at existing members.