Please join us in congratulating Bill Corkill, Senior Vice President, Information Technology & Membership Systems at the Council of Michigan Foundations, for being welcomed into the 2020 class of Salesforce MVPs. Salesforce MVPs are recognized for their expertise, leadership, generosity and advocacy.
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The final tax bill now being considered by Congress would cause significant harm to the charitable sector and those who charities primarily serve—low- and middle-income workers and families. United Philanthropy Forum urges lawmakers to vote No on the bill and start over.
Join us to hear from various organizations about their farm bill platforms and strategies to support sustainable agriculture, food, and fiber systems.
The farm bill, set to be reauthorized this year, is the most significant–and enduring–piece of legislation Congress enacts (roughly every 5 years). Since the 1930s, farm bills have directly impacted who gets to farm, how and what kind of food is produced, and more recently, how economically distressed families, seniors, and children eat. The breadth and scope of the farm bill likely touches more lives and communities than any other legislation.
United Philanthropy Forum submitted a letter to Representative Serrano and the House Appropriations Committee to protect section 534 in the FY 2020 CJS Appropriations legislation (H.R. 3055). This provision would prohibit the addition of questions on the 2020 Census that were not part of the 2018 End-to-End Census Test.
Our President & CEO, David Biemesderfer, explains how the current versions of the House and Senate tax reform bill would significantly hard the charitable sector.
Join Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Funders for a funder-only briefing in Washington, DC that will help you dig in and learn how the USDA administrative implementation process works, including the role of Congress. You’ll hear from leading sustainable agriculture, rural development, and food system experts about the topline farm bill implementation issues they will be championing, and have the opportunity to network and collaborate with other funders. By the end of the day, we will share a clear understanding of how and where the grantmaking community can engage to broaden the impact of farm and rural policy in communities across the country, along with new connections and next steps to move forward.
Media release from Philanthropy West Virginia on S. 676, the Workforce Development Through Post-Graduation Scholarships Act of 2019.
Bill Corkill of Council of Michigan Foundations writes a blog post about the Outbound Funds Module and how it can support you and your members right now.
Coalition letter from 56 groups to House Ways & Means and Education & Labor, supporting Secure 2.0 legislation, that includes a Legacy IRA provision.
United Philanthropy Forum and Independent Sector Decry Senate Failure to Pass John Lewis Voting Rights Bill.
United Philanthropy Forum’s Charitable Act Engagement Toolkit is designed to assist member-PSOs with the promotion of the Philanthropy Day of Action and to guide PSOs and their members’ advocacy efforts on October 4th in support of the Charitable Act.
This Ask Me Anything will give KM Partners the free space to ask Kim and Bill ANYTHING about the Collaborative's CRM, Salesforce. We won't stop you from asking Bill about his Salesforce merch or Kim about her browser tabs, though!
Report by Dr. William (Bill) O’Hare about special challenges that will make some rural areas and populations difficult to count accurately.