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This report summarizes challenges to economic and business development in Native American communities. These challenges were identified during the 2011 Growing Economies in Indian Country: Taking Stock of Partnerships and Progress (GEIC) workshop series. This report also offers key recommendations, best practices, and promising efforts shared by the GEIC workshop participants and informed by several studies and reports issued over the last several years that pertain to the challenges and barriers.
This toolkit from the Funders Census Initiative (a working group of Funders' Committee for Civic Participation) provides helpful information, resources, and guidance for grantmakers who want to help ensure a fair and accurate census and explains why an accurate count is particularly critical for the communities you serve.
Please join us in congratulating Bill Corkill, Senior Vice President, Information Technology & Membership Systems at the Council of Michigan Foundations, for being welcomed into the 2020 class of Salesforce MVPs. Salesforce MVPs are recognized for their expertise, leadership, generosity and advocacy.
30 foundations and philanthropy serving organizations (PSOs), including United Philanthropy Forum and eight Forum members, signed an amicus curiae brief that was submitted to the Supreme Court in support of removing the citizenship question from the 2020 Census.
Slide deck from the Census 2020 -- Time To Act presentation on October 30, 2017.
Strategic planning can help philanthropy-serving organizations meet the current and future needs of the foundations they serve. Yet to be successful, a strategic plan must provide concrete goals and realistic deadlines for meeting them.
A collection of sample welcome letters or packets sent by philanthropy-serving organizations to new members or new staff at existing members.