The Charitable Giving Coalition sent this letter to all members of the House Ways and Means Committee. The Charitable Giving Coalition (CGC), a coalition of associations representing thousands of charitable and faith-based organizations across the country, strongly supports the enactment of a universal charitable deduction.
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A year ago at his first National Prayer Breakfast, President Trump vowed to
Donating money to modify public thinking and government policy has now taken its place next to service-centered giving as a constructive branch of philanthropy. Many donors now view public-policy reform as a necessary adjunct to their efforts to improve lives directly. This book was written to help donors navigate the obstacles of public-policy philanthropy.
The face of philanthropy is rapidly changing. Established foundations play a visible and powerful role in charitable giving, yet the vast majority of philanthropy, about 80%, still comes from individuals.
Join Funders Together to End Homelessness for a webinar on May 22, 2018, exploring how housing instability and homelessness affect education outcomes.
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 the Supreme Court's decision on the citizenship question in the 2020 Census.
A guest post from our member, Kristen Cambell, Philanthropy for Active Civic Engagement
In the early morning hours of June 12, a gunman opened fire at a gay nightclub in Orlando, FL leaving 49 people dead and over 50 injured. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims and their families.
Charitable Giving Coalition submitted a letter to the Joint Economic Committee in regards to a June 9, 2020 hearing, "Supporting Charitable Giving During the COVID-19 Crisis."
Charitable Giving Coalition letter to House Ways Means Chairman, Richard Neal (D-MA) and Ranking Member Kevin Brady (R-TX), urging support for stronger charitable giving incentives in the next COVID-19 legislative package.
A sample whistleblower policy that can be adapted for use by regional associations.
A sign-on letter to Chairman Quigley, Ranking Member Graves, Chairman Kennedy, and Ranking Member Coons to uphold the Johnson Amendment.
The Forum Policy Update is a bi-weekly update covering public policy issues impacting the philanthropic sector. The latest version highlights federal updates on comprehensive tax reform, the Johnson Amendment, 2020 Census; state updates on South Carolina's Pay-for-Success program, Connecticut's budget crisis; and resources available from last month's Policy Institute.
Co-sponsors of the Charitable Giving Tax Deduction Act (H.R. 651), Representatives Chris Smith (R-NJ) and Henry Cuellar (D-TX), shared a Dear Colleague letter with their fellow representatives, encouraging them to support an above-the-line deduction for charitable donations.
Charitable Giving Coalition statement on the Giving USA results for 2018.
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 information on joining the PolicyWorks Institute 2020 Planning Committee, UBIT repeal, and immigration policy.
Forum Public Policy Update is a regular update for United Philanthropy Forum members covering public policy issues impacting the philanthropic sector.