This December 2017 edition of the Forum Policy Playbook focuses on the upcoming 2018 PolicyWorks Institute and Foundations on the Hill schedule for March 11-14 in Washington, DC. We look at why you and your members should attend; what you need to know to encourage your member’s engagement and your PSO team’s involvement; provide tips on how to organize and plan; and offer Forum member resources to help guide your efforts.
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Sample resources on how philanthropy-serving organizations are surveying the attendees of their programming.
This is the Momentum Fund Communications Toolkit which has sample messaging for newsletters, social media and images.
Slide deck from the Census 2020 -- Time To Act presentation on October 30, 2017.
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.
This communications toolkit was made specifically for Forum members to share the Momentum Fund grantee announcement with sample newsletter language and sample social media messages.
To help PSOs overcome financial barriers to engaging in racial equity work, the Forum is offering mini-grant opportunities for our members, thanks to support from Borealis Philanthropy’s Racial Equity in Philanthropy Fund. This mini-grant program will provide Forum members with small grants, up to $5,500, to cover all or part of the costs of a trainer, facilitator, or speaker (or related program expenses) to engage with staff, board, and/or members on an aspect of advancing racial equity.