This is one of the few opportunities for philanthropy to make its case that the citizenship question should be removed from the census questionnaire. Regardless of whether public comments will move the Trump administration to reverse its decision, this establishes an important record for the public, Congress and the courts to consider.
We are now less than two years away from “Census Day,” April 1st, 2020! Join a conversation about why the census matters and the role that philanthropy can play in ensuring a fair and accurate count.
Forum President & CEO David Biemesderfer looks back at last week's Foundations on the Hill and how it is a part of the Forum's emerging policy strategy to create a fuller voice for philanthropy.
Funders and stakeholders alike can be so focused on the policy or advocacy campaign “win” that planning for steps after the campaign can take a backseat.
Whether a seasoned advocate or at a foundation determined to step into the civic engagement realm for the first time, start the new year with a refresher on the breadth of activities foundations can legally engage in and fund while remaining nonpa
The latest edition of our month-by-month advocacy guide is now available! The December 2017 edition of the Forum Policy Playbook focuses on the upcoming 2018 PolicyWorks Institute and Foundations on the Hill schedule for March 11-14 in Washington, DC.
Join us to learn more about important milestones before and during the 2020 Census, and ways your foundation can support "Get Out the Count" activities, including participation in state and local Complete Count Committees.
The latest edition of our month-by-month advocacy guide is now available! The November 2017 edition of the Forum Policy Playbook focuses on taking policy positions and creating a legislative agenda.
The October edition of our month-by-month advocacy guide focuses on how to engage in elections. With off-year elections coming up in November, it is an appropriate time to focus on this issue, and perhaps stimulate some thinking on how your organization might get engaged in the elections in 2018 and beyond.shington to face debates over tax reform, and everyone re-focused on work after the summer holidays, this is an opportune moment to get our issues on policymakers’ radar.
The September edition of our month-by-month advocacy guide focuses on letters to the editor and op-eds. With Congress returning to Washington to face debates over tax reform, and everyone re-focused on work after the summer holidays, this is an opportune moment to get our issues on policymakers’ radar.