Join us for a virtual meeting on virtual meetings in partnership with The Giving Practice at Philanthropy Northwest. We’ll walk through ideas and practical tips to help you make the most of these opportunities, including clarifying your intention, beginning and finishing well, maximizing participation, making technology your friend, and things you can do to make virtual just as good as in-person — or maybe even better.
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Forum President & CEO David Biemesderfer highlights the Tax Cuts and Jobs act impact on the charitable sector and how philanthropy leaders are heading to Capitol Hill next week for Foundations on the Hill to address charitable deductions.
In a guest post, Jessica Berns, Network Vibrancy Director at Philanthropy Massachusetts shares her experience of the 2019 Forum annual conference as a first-time attendee and the amazing work being done in philanthropy through partnership.
The annual in-person meeting of the Forum's KM Collaborative Users Group that follows the Forum's Annual Conference in Cleveland on July 17-18. This event is intended for current KM Partners and invited guests.
To meet the challenges of growth and build new systems to manage our expanding network and programming, NFG joined the Knowledge Management Collaborative of the United Philanthropy Forum in 2017. We have been fortunate to have the help of the Forum in our journey towards better information management, and offer the following reflections from our experience.
Check out the latest releases from around the nonprofit sector featuring items from BoardSource, Council on Foundations, Indiana University’s Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, Media Impact Funders, National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy and PEAK Grantmaking.
If there were ever a time for philanthropy to speak with a strong voice on the issues and values it cares about, now is the time. Whenever there is a new Congress and new Presidential administration, it is a critical moment for all sectors to ensure they are being heard—philanthropy included.
The two-day Community Foundation Boot Camp program offers a comprehensive overview of the structure and operations of a community foundation. It is an ideal in-depth introduction to community foundations for new community foundation staff, and board members, or for other community foundation staff looking for a good refresher.
The Forum's David Biemesderfer looks at the work of regional associations in health-focused philanthropy and how the Forum's new vision will better connect regional and national PSOs on this work.
A First-of-Its-Kind Philanthropy Conference Will Help Infrastructure Groups Work Better Together - Blog post by David Biemesderfer, President & CEO of the Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers.
Funded by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, the Forum's Effectiveness and Accountability initiative sought to increase philanthropic effectiveness and fulfillment of the public trust, at the regional level.
United Philanthropy Forum’s 2019 Compensation & Benefits for Philanthropy-Serving Organizations report provides comprehensive benchmarking data and analyses on regional and national PSOs’ employment practices, based on the responses of 58 PSOs. The full report is accessible to our members.