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A letter from the Forum and national partners regarding the Accelerating Charitable Efforts (or ACE Act).
The Daily Record selected Celeste Amato, President and CEO of Forum member Maryland Philanthropy Network, to receive the 2020 Influential Marylander award.
A compilation of links of membership information on each regional association's website.
This is a guest post by Kelly Connor, Program and Communications Manager at Gateway Center for Giving who shares her thoughts of the 2019 Forum annual conference and the world of philanthropy as she recently started working for Gateway Center for Giving.
The Forum conducted a scan of regional and national philanthropy-serving organizations (PSOs) in February through May 2018 to get a more comprehensive understanding of PSOs’ current work and future needs to advance racial equity in philanthropy. The scan reflects the input of 43 regional and national PSOs that participated in the scan survey and/or the scan interviews, representing more than half of the Forum’s membership...
On June 22, 2020, the Forum submitted comments encouraging the Federal Reserve System to include a loan forgiveness provision and not to exclude nonprofits with less than 50 employees in the Main Street Lending Program to provide access to credit for nonprofit organizations (which are often led by and serve communities of color, communities hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic).
Sample language from philanthropy-serving organizations regarding the coronavirus both internally and externally.
A broad, nationwide coalition of 501(c)(3) organizations, made up of charitable nonprofits, including religious institutions, philanthropy serving organizations, and foundations, delivered a clear message to Congress: maintain the current law that protects nonprofit organizations from being hounded for partisan political contributions and endorsements.
This tool for unstaffed foundations includes an accountability self-assessment and a legal checklist. It is divided into nine topic sections, each of which is divided into three levels, which can help foundations tailor the tool to meet their specific interests and needs. Also included are an Excel spreadsheet to help tabulate responses, an extensive accountability resource list, and a glossary of key words and concepts used in the tool.
A response from an August 2012 listserve query on foundations, advisors, and potential speakers working the Program Related Investments arena. Not to be shared.