United Philanthropy Forum, the Council on Foundations, and Independent Sector submitted a letter in response to the House Committee on Ways and Means and the Subcommitee on Oversight's "Request for Information: Understanding and Examining the Political Activities of Tax-Exempt Organizations under Section 501 of the Internal Revenue Code."
United Philanthropy Forum signed a joint letter to the leaders of the House and Senate, which notes the harmful impacts of government shutdowns and urges the continued funding of the federal government.
Recent Bloomberg Government coverage of the debt-limit negotiations between President Biden and Congressional leaders.
Forum statement of record submitted to Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee of the United States Senate, regarding May 2, 2023 hearing: "Improving Access to Federal Grants for Underserved Communities."
United Philanthropy Forum joined a philanthropic and charitable sector letter to the House and Senate Appropriations Subcommittees on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies, in support of FY2024 funding for quarterly nonprofit job reports from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
The convening of the 118th Congress provides the Forum with an opportunity to build on a renewed focus of its public policy work over the next two years. To that end, the Forum has developed six public policy principles that will guide our work during that time.
On March 7, a bi-partisan group of 11 members of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means singed a letter regarding donor-advised funds. In a "Dear Colleague" letter to their fellow lawmakers, the members express concerns about proposals that would restrict DAFs as well as private foundations, such as the ACE Act, S. 1981/H.R. 6595.
United Philanthropy Forum sends letter to House Ways & Means and Education & Labor, supporting Secure 2.0 legislation, that includes a Legacy IRA provision.
Philanthropic and Charitable Sector letter to Congress in support of the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act.
A letter from the Forum and national partners regarding the Accelerating Charitable Efforts (or ACE Act).