Guidelines for communicating effectively about the 2020 Census are grounded in a nationwide survey and focus groups of American voters conducted by Lake Research Partners.
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Discover useful information to help educate your members on what’s at stake for the 2020 Census and encourage your members to promote a fair and accurate census count.
Materials and resources related to understanding census data.
Access the recording and slides for the Funders Census Initiative Webinar on Census Public Opinion Research
Materials created by the Democracy Funders Collaborative Census Subgroup
Materials created by or for philanthropy-serving organizations around advocating for adequate funding for the upcoming census in 2020.
Slide deck from the Census 2020 -- Time To Act presentation on October 30, 2017.
An overview of the role of Philanthropy Serving Organizations in the 2020 Census from United Philanthropy Forum.
The Vice President of Government Affairs & Strategic Communications (VP) will be well-versed in government relations, policy development, and issue management and will develop and implement a comprehensive, proactive government affairs strategy that advances and amplifies the mission and vision of the Council on Foundations and the sector as a whole.
The Pension Protection Act of 2006 made the IRA Charitable Rollover permanent law, allowing taxpayers age 70 ½ or older to transfer up to $100,000 annually from their IRA accounts directly to charity without first having to recognize the distribution as income. See the Forum's position and resources on this issue.
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 House Ways and Means Members' Day Hearing.
In late 2018, PACE undertook a research effort to better understand the perceptions of language our field uses to describe civic engagement and democracy work. In other words, when we say “civic engagement” or “democracy” or “patriotism,” “activism,” or “justice” to most Americans, what do they hear? And what does it mean to them?
Both radio and audio are being used in exciting ways to reach new audiences, spark civic engagement and dialogue across diverse communities, examine science and advance disability education, and much more. Radio, in particular, is garnering significant support from philanthropy across a range of programming themes.
In its most recent regional giving study, Maine Philanthropy Center shares an annual snapshot of giving in Maine. In FY2017, there were more than 360 private and community foundations based in Maine who held more than $3 billion in assets and gave more than $180 million in charitable grants throughout the world.
This guide provides a solid basis for thinking and talking about the next steps in your organization’s learning work. It is designed to serve as a resource to help grantmakers answer critical learning questions and embed learning more deeply into the day-to-day work and cultures of their organizations.
Join EOF this fall at the Ford Foundation Center for Social Justice in New York to explore the transformation of work, workers and social supports with an equity lens.
The Jewish Funders Network 2020 International Conference will convene March 22–24, 2020 in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.
Whether your foundation is considering wrapping up a long-term initiative or completely spending down and sunsetting your foundation, this webinar will provide valuable ideas and approaches. Hear from field experience how to navigate this complex and challenging process to maximize the potential for impact while leaving grantees and fields strong.
Proposal Analysis in Grantmaking explores foundation strategies and focuses on the essential skills of grantmaking, including proposal review, due diligence, recommendations, and other core program officer competency areas. This two-day course provides you with an understanding of how proposal analysis contributes to your foundation's broader strategy along with the necessary tools and methods to conduct a thorough proposal review and grantmaking process.