Our current elections require systemic reforms to counter racial and partisan gerrymandering, increase voter participation, overcome zero-sum polarization, and advance a reflective and representative democracy.
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In a guest post, Deborah Aubert Thomas, Vice President, Programs & Learning at Philanthropy Ohio, complies quotes from speakers of #ForumCon19 that encouraged her to approach the work of philanthropy with courage and urgency.
Giving by Florida’s foundations reached a record-high $1.5 billion in 2013, increasing 15 percent from the previous year and 50 percent over a 10-year period, according to a new report by Florida Philanthropic Network, Florida’s statewide association of grantmakers. When adding in giving by individual Floridians, charitable giving in Florida totaled $16.3 billion.
The Forum’s Governance Committee is currently inviting recommendations for candidates to consider for service on the Forum’s Board of Directors. The Committee is seeking Director candidates who can provide exemplary strategic leadership and guidance for the Forum as we work to maximize our network’s strengths to lead change and increase impact in philanthropy. The Committee is seeking to add three new Directors to the Board for three-year terms starting in July 2020.
Resources from a concurrent session during the 2019 Forum Annual Conference in Cleveland, OH that featured representatives of Mission Investors Exchange, Philanthropy Northwest, and Locus Impact Investing who discussed about the importance of opportunity zones, impact investing and loan guarantee strategies. This session focused on the role of PSOs in ensuring that communities are prepared to ensure that investments are done through an equity lens.
See how other philanthropy-serving organizations communicate the wrap-up of a year's worth of activities.
The following Giving Studies were produced by regional associations to report on organized giving in their service areas, identify and understand the impact and matters of philanthropy, and provide a broad picture of a region's private charitable resources.
How to measure the value and results of corporate philanthropy remains one of corporate giving professionals’ greatest challenges. This report offers a review of recent measurement studies, models, and evidence drawn from complementary business disciplines as well as the social sector.
How the government can partner with impact investors to unleash new capital, talent and energy for maximum impact.
This document offers an agenda for corporate practitioners to align and engage their efforts with that of their core business and to use new resources and ideas to enhance their company’s positive impact on society.