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Sample policy and procedures that provide a framework for public policy work and the process by which public policy committees adopt and express legislative positions.
Sample materials and event descriptions of programming for Corporate Foundations.
Addressing a community’s information needs is a critical aspect of supporting a vibrant and healthy democracy. As community and place-based foundations increase their participation in this work, they realize they cannot do it alone.
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.
A comprehensive guide developed by the Forum to help PSOs transition to the Drupal-Salesforce platform. This guide outlines the steps necessary to implement an integrated content strategy and migration plan for a new website.
Forum Public Policy Update is a regular update for United Philanthropy Forum members covering public policy issues impacting the philanthropic sector.
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.
Compiled responses from a listserv query initiated by Associated Grantmakers (AGM) on the reasons, process, rollout, costs, and lessons learned associated with the name change undertaken by nice Regional Associations.
Review the bylaws and governance of United Philanthropy Forum. Last updated December 2016.
Sample member surveys from regional associations on public policy work.
Philanthropy California, the alliance of Northern California, Southern California, and San Diego Grantmakers submitted comments opposing the proposed rule that would remove over 3 million people from SNAP, or food stamps as it is commonly known as.
Sample consultant contracts used by philanthropy-serving organizations.