In the next 25 years, one in five Americans will be Asian American or Pacific Islander. AAPIs are the largest segment of new immigrants coming to the United States. More and more are coming out as LGBTQ, yet philanthropy struggles to address the emerging needs of this fast growing community with myriad needs and unique assets. LGBTQ AAPI communities received less than $1.2 million in funding in 2016, and has never received more than $2 million annually.
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Over the last few years, we have seen several cultural moments, such as #MeToo and the response to police violence, take place that have raised social justice struggles to the national platform. These unique cultural moments have opened up new and earnest conversations about the type of country we want to become and addressed issues that have been mostly ignored.
A leave behind for meetings with Congress on why full funding matters.
Webinar recording from Alliance for Charitable Reform responding to the proposal for donor-advised funds to distribute contributions within five years of receipt.
This resource from the Census Project explains the importance of full funding of the U.S. Census Bureau in FY 2017.
The latest edition of this study found global philanthropic support for efforts to prevent, mitigate and resolve conflicts totaled $328.2 million in 2016 from 326 foundations and 2,600 grants.
Funding Forward is the annual gathering of grantmakers committed to LGBTQ issues organized by the affinity group Funders for LGBTQ 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.
Funders from many different areas are increasingly funding at the intersection of climate, health, and equity—even if they don’t describe their work in these terms:
Policy Alert for our members centered on the Universal Charitable Giving Act and 2020 Census.
In November, elections around the country provided us with some of our first insights into how voters are responding after a year of political polarization and deep divisions.
Sample communications from regional philanthropy networks and their grantmaker members to Members of Congress encouraging an end to the prohibition for Donor Advised Funds in the IRA Charitable Rollover.