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Forum Comments to Federal Reserve System (Re: Nonprofit Loan Program)

Publication date: 
07/2020

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).

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Talking Points: Key Messages for FOTH Delegations

Publication date: 
02/2020

Use this resource as talking points for your Hill meetings at FOTH. The document includes suggested topics and messages to deliver to your members of Congress to ensure that all delegations are speaking with one voice about the issues that impact the sector.

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UBIT Coalition Template Letter to Congress

Publication date: 
12/2019

The UBIT Coalition, of which United Philanthropy Forum is a member, created this template letter for organizations to use to reach out to their members of Congress to request immediate repeal of the tax on nonprofit parking and transit benefits – Internal Revenue Code Section 512(a)(7).

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Private Foundation Excise Tax Overpayment Data

Publication date: 
12/2019

This document, created by The Ross Foundation and Philanthropy West Virginia, is a data tool to assess the historic level of overpayment of the excise tax at 2%. The data goes back to the early 2010s. The document shares the high points of the dollar levels nationally and then for a few sample states. Please note this does NOT include the projected legal, accounting, and investment fees lost by foundations in trying to calculate the spend to make the 1% fee tier. 

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