Join PEAK Grantmaking to learn about common ways that grantmakers get bogged down in their own internal grantmaking processes, diagnose your own processes, and share stories with colleagues about streamlining efforts. Participants will develop next steps for streamlining from the inside out to understand who will need to be on-board for change to start and stick.
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Grassroots Grantmakers’ On The Ground is different from many traditional conferences. On The Ground is a learning-exchange conference that takes place in neighborhoods and is co-led by residents and grantmakers.
Join us in Cleveland for #ForumCon19 for the nation’s largest gathering of the CEOs and staffs of philanthropy-serving organizations.
We are excited to announce the release of our 2018 Compensation & Benefits for Philanthropy-Serving Organizations report - providing comprehensive benchmarking data and analyses on regional and national PSOs’ employment practices
Join this webinar to learn more about the Forum's partnership with LOCUS Impact Investing to offer Forum members a 10 percent discount on LOCUS’ local or regional Transfer of Wealth Opportunity Analysis.
These bi-monthly calls provide a space for philanthropy-servings organizations to exchange information on policy work, both legislative and administrative. This program is restricted to Forum members.
The October edition of our month-by-month advocacy guide focuses on how to engage in elections. With off-year elections coming up in November, it is an appropriate time to focus on this issue, and perhaps stimulate some thinking on how your organization might get engaged in the elections in 2018 and beyond.shington to face debates over tax reform, and everyone re-focused on work after the summer holidays, this is an opportune moment to get our issues on policymakers’ radar.
Listen to the audio the recording of Hurricane Irma: What Funders Should Know, a webinar for funders sponsored by Center for Disaster Philanthropy, Council on Foundations and the Southeastern Council of Foundations. To learn more about how Irma impacted the states and abroad, read Center for Disaster Philanthropy's detailed summary and listen to the audio recording of “Hurricane Irma: What Funders Should Know."
The world has changed dramatically since the first community foundation opened its doors in 1914. Today, these organizations play vital roles in more than 750 communities, but they also face competition from new philanthropy vehicles. This report looks at resources and tools that can help community foundations continue to identify and meet needs in their communities.
The annual in-person meeting of the Forum's Technology Platform Users Group that follows the Forum's Annual Conference in San Francisco on July 19-20.
FPN's Communications Affinity Group and Center for Disaster Philanthropy explored best practices and tools for communications professionals during crisis in this August 2016 webinar, including a live demo of the Disaster Philanthropy Playbook from Anna Hurt, CDP Disaster Management Analyst, lessons learned from Central Florida Foundation's Rachel Calderon in the aftermath of the Pulse tragedy and crisis management principles from Helios Education Foundation's Grace Maseda, APR.
The Forum’s Peer Communities offer our members ongoing opportunities to connect and learn with their peers with similar job responsibilities in regional and national philanthropy-serving organizations (PSOs).
Forum Policy Alert is a time-sensitive notification for United Philanthropy Forum members covering breaking public policy issues impacting the philanthropic sector. The topic of this alert is legislation to simplify the private foundation excise tax, legislation to repeal the UBIT on nonprofits, and advocacy for the full-year budget for the census.