From the National League of CIties, this action guide provides local leaders with objective information about and resources to prepare for the upcoming 2020 Census.
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A collection of job descriptions for membership related positions at philanthropy-serving organizations.
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.
Low levels of diversity in the senior ranks of foundations have proven to be a stubborn challenge for the field of philanthropy. A report by Forward Change takes an important step toward a deeper understanding of the career pathways of professionals of color in philanthropy—how they enter foundations, how they advance across their careers, and what factors affect their advancement within the sector.
The Forum-endorsed D&O program is available to all grantmaking foundations as a service to the field. Coverage is available in all states.
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.
Forum Public Policy Update is a regular update for United Philanthropy Forum members covering public policy issues impacting the philanthropic sector.
A transcript of the second episode of the ForumNation podcast featuring Amanda Misiko Andere of Funders Together to End Homelessness. Amanda explains why addressing racial equity is an imperative to ending homelessness in America, how her theater experience has come in handy throughout her career, and why “surrender” is her word of the year for 2020.
Forum Policy Update is a regular update for United Philanthropy Forum members covering public policy issues impacting the philanthropic sector. Topics in the latest update include Foundations on the Hill (FOTH) and PolicyWorks Institute, various policy proposals for charitable giving tax incentives, census 2020, and the H.R. 1 bill.
Many philanthropy-serving organizations are tracking and reporting how they are engaging with their members over time. Some have built internal profiles for members while others have created engagement scores.
A thorough style guide will help your organization present a unified brand with guidelines for the writing and design of your work including specific language, colors, font, logos, taglines, etc.
In this new monograph, Philanthropy Northwest board member Daniel Kemmis explores the sometimes-fraught relationship between philanthropy and democracy. Beginning with a wide-ranging stroll through the shared history of philanthropy and democracy, Kemmis examines the current post-Citizens United landscape and asks whether philanthropy can and should do more to strengthen the infrastructure and practices of democracy.