This study of family foundations in 2008 summarizes key findings regarding how many active family foundations are planning to spend down or exist in perpetuity (or have not yet made a decision), and examines their motivations and decision-making.
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Review the bylaws and governance of United Philanthropy Forum. Last updated December 2016.
The Forum's latest 990 tax form as submitted to the IRS for the 2017 financial year.
A broad study commissioned in 2007 by United Philanthropy Forum of the characteristics, benefits, and impact of giving circles across the country.
As the KM Partners transitioned from proprietary, outmoded systems to the new Drupal-Salesforce platform, we conducted a thorough discovery and vendor selection process. The documents resulting from that process are presented here for historical reference.
How to measure the value and results of corporate philanthropy remains one of corporate giving professionals’ greatest challenges. This report offers a review of recent measurement studies, models, and evidence drawn from complementary business disciplines as well as the social sector.
This paper will help philanthropic executives and trustees explore three innovative strategies to achieve greater results with their limited grant dollars. It distills findings from more than 400 pages of research amassed over three years as part of the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy’s Grantmaking for Community Impact Project.
The audited financial statements that include the statement of financial position as of December 31, 2017, and the related statements of activities and change in net assets, functional expenses and cash flows, and the related notes to the financial statements, as prepared by Clark Schaefer Hackett.
Compiled responses from an October 2009 listserve query on activities related to the economic downturn and stimulus funding.
We all strive to provide informative, thought-provoking, engaging and well-attended programming that also provides an opportunity for participants to make connections with their peers. But this is easier said than done. This session will explore three case studies from your PSO colleagues, who will share not only successes and lessons learned but also their challenges and failures.
The Forum's President & CEO David Biemesderfer makes a call for philanthropy to support the 2020 Census no matter what or were you fund and provides resources to learn more about funding on the national or regional level.
With more than 30,000 new private foundations established in the U.S. in the past 20 years, it is vital that early-stage grantmakers learn from the wisdom of those who have gone before them so they can avoid common mistakes and position their grantmaking organizations for success.
Funding Forward is the annual gathering of grantmakers committed to LGBTQ issues organized by the affinity group Funders for LGBTQ Issues.
As the largest and most diverse network in American philanthropy, United Philanthropy Forum holds a unique position in the social sector to help increase philanthropy’s impact in communities across the country.
Join The Funders Census Initiative & Democracy Funders Collaborative Census Subgroup for a webinar about the 2020 Census on November 14 at 3:00 pm ET.
This report highlights key areas of progress for the Forum’s PolicyWorks initiative during its first nine years, based on the responses of 32 regional PSOs. It documents some dramatic gains in regional PSOs’ capacity to engage in government relations, advocacy and public policy work, and the critical role that the Forum has played in directly supporting this growth.
Brandon Iracks-Edelin shares his experience as a Newman’s Own Foundation Fellow at United Philanthropy Forum that has been profound and full of lessons from dynamic leaders from across the world.
National, state and local philanthropies across 38 states and District of Columbia join in unanimous opposition; more than 30 philanthropy-serving organizations also speak out