The Forum submitted a written statement to the Hearing on Examining a Church’s Right to Free Speech Before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee’s Subcommittee on Government Operations and Subcommittee on Health Care, Benefits, and Administrative Rules in support of upholding the Johnson Amendment.
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This report highlights three philanthropic efforts to build the capacity of local communities in the West - The Ford Family Foundation’s Ford Institute Leadership Program, the Northwest Area Foundation’s Horizons Program, and the Orton Family Foundation’s Heart and Soul Community Planning Program.
The Standards for Excellence code provides a framework and step-by-step guidelines to achieve a well-managed and responsibly governed nonprofit organization.
The guide is based on a premise supported by everyone we interviewed: that philanthropy-serving organizations can and should become more intentional about building member support for policy work in order to be more effective in that work, and also, according to some, to be more effective associations generally.
We develop partnerships between our members and various vendors to yield special rates on products and services that are available to philanthropy-serving organizations, and in many cases, their grantmaker members.
You can enhance your giving by joining a regional association of grantmakers and connecting with other grantmaking organizations and donors in your community.
Resources from a pre-conference session that was moderated by The Giving Practice and featured Lucy Bernholz of Stanford University’s Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society who discussed thinking about the future of their work and how leadership can or should change. A few PSO leaders shared challenges that they faced and solutions that discovered to combat that challenge, do deep-dives into understanding and discussing how PSOs can be effective partners to maximize impact.
More than 33 PSO organizations signed onto a letter opposing the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census.
What makes SECF different, and so very vital to their member's work and the region? Why do hundreds of foundations and thousands of staff and trustees consider SECF their “philanthropic family”? Find out in SECF's 2016 Value Proposition.
Sample document retention policies from philanthropy-serving organizations.
A comparison of all RA private foundation dues structures separated by region compiled by the Council of New Jersey Grantmakers.
This case study of the Council of Michigan Foundations' Peer Action Learning Network (PALN) is part of a report from New York University's Wagner Research Center for Leadership in Action. It explores the power of learning communities to build connections and knowledge to increase organizations’ community impact.