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Join us for a special conversation with Luz Vega-Marquis, who retired recently as the founding President and CEO of the Marguerite Casey Foundation after nearly 20 years in the position. The conversation coincides with the release of Luz’s new book Ask, Listen, Act: A New Model for Philanthropy. The book is a moving examination of poverty, its root causes, and how to end it through movement-building—from the perspective of a groundbreaking philanthropy executive.
Speadsheet and contact information for members of the Senate Finance Committee and House Ways and Means Committee in the 116th Congress.
The National Center for Family Philanthropy and Youth Philanthropy Connect, a program of the Frieda C. Fox Foundation, have joined together to bring new resources to the field of philanthropy focused on engaging the next generation of donors and family members. Igniting the Spark: Creating Effective Next Gen Boards is the first publication of its kind, offering a comprehensive overview of the growing practice among family foundations and donor advised fund holders of using next generation boards.
This list provides the contact information for recipients of the Census Equity Fund Grants up to September 2019.
Many philanthropy-serving organizations are tracking and reporting how they are engaging with their members over time. Some have built internal profiles for members while others have created engagement scores.
Forum Public Policy Update is a regular update for United Philanthropy Forum members covering public policy issues impacting the philanthropic sector.
More than 33 PSO organizations signed onto a letter opposing the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census.
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.
Guide for delegation captains at Foundations on the Hill with helpful tips for scheduling meetings, preparing for meetings, conducting meetings, and more.
Resources from a concurrent session during the 2019 Forum Annual Conference in Cleveland, OH that featured representatives of National Center for Family Philanthropy, S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation, and Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors who discussed research that helps develop a better understanding of time-limited philanthropy. Throughout this session, they shared examples of time-limited philanthropy and the strategies used by different foundations to wrap up their work.
Foundations Facilitate Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Partnering with Community and Nonprofits, a report by the OMG Center for Collaborative Learning, confirms that foundations can, in fact, facilitate diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) through their grantmaking processes and their partnerships with nonprofits—and identifies eight specific practices for foundations to emulate.