Prepared by Terri Ann Lowenthal, this fact sheet provides an update on the FY 2020 appropriations process for funding the 2020 Census.
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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.
The Northern California chapter of PEAK Grantmaking is pleased to present “Tying Grant Practices to Foundation Values” with Aimee Bruederle and Brooke Treadwell, grants officers at the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.
For philanthropy to advance equity in all communities, especially low-income communities and communities of color, it needs to be able to understand the demographics of the organizations being funded (and declined), the people being served, and the communities impacted.
Join the Greater Washington DC Regional Chapter for the first session in our Summer Learning Series. We kick off the series in Arlington with a brown bag discussion on project management. Come hear about project management tools available and the top five things you can do to make your project successful. There will also be plenty of time for discussion and networking.
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 the Forum's annual conference, new UBIT legislation, the CHARITY Act, Census 2020 appropriations, and research on charitable giving messaging.
How can families with multi-faceted philanthropic efforts – those with multiple foundations or funds, who are also using impact investing and other creative strategies – develop governance systems and structures that accommodate this complexity? What processes are these “complex” families using to allocate available human capital to the various governance structures? What approaches are they using to address dilemmas of a unified versus diverse philanthropic agenda across different vehicles? And how are they managing family dynamics in these complex governance systems?
Each of us has our own money story – the underlying assumptions, messages, hopes, and behaviors that we’ve learned over time about the meaning and use of money. Those stories are also influenced by increasing online data about family wealth and public skepticism of concentrated wealth. The alignments and clashes among family members, branches, and generations around their money stories easily spill over into a family’s philanthropy.
The definition of the American family has morphed alongside an explosion of diversity. Today, homes with unmarried parents, same-sex couples with adopted children, and single parents are as increasingly common as the traditional family of a married husband, wife, and child.
The Decennial Census happens every ten years and it is the only time we count everyone--adults, children and babies, citizens, and immigrants. Census data informs the allocation of federal, state, and local dollars while states, localities, and businesses use census data for community planning, including where to open new stores and distribute school funding.
Candid is looking to hire a Software Tester-Quality Assurance Engineer who will take part in the ownership of the quality of software products. Responsibilities include the design, architecture, and implementation of complete solutions to testing software and quality assurance.
Prepared by Terri Ann Lowenthal, this fact sheet provides information on the FY 2020 appropriations process for funding the 2020 Census.
A collection of philanthropy serving organizations' resources on the 2020 Census.
United Philanthropy Forum is engaging our network to ensure a fair and accurate census count in 2020. See the Forum's position and resources on this issue.
The Forum signed the Community Letter in Support of Nonpartisanship to present a united front to preserve the protections in the current law.
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.
The Forum submitted a written statement to the Hearing on Examining a Church’s Right to Free Speech Before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee’s Subcommittee on Government Operations and Subcommittee on Health Care, Benefits, and Administrative Rules in support of upholding the Johnson Amendment.
Independent Sector released new research on values-based messaging for promoting giving policy.
When the Philanthropic initiative for Racial Equity (PRE), in partnership with GrantCraft, released Grantmaking with a Racial Equity Lens, a few foundations had made racial equity a central focus of their work, but many were still exploring how to incorporate equity into their grantmaking.
The latest edition of this study found global philanthropic support for efforts to prevent, mitigate and resolve conflicts totaled $328.2 million in 2016 from 326 foundations and 2,600 grants.