It is difficult to overstate the importance of a fair and accurate census count. When census information is not accurate, it threatens to muffle the voices of undercounted groups and regions, and undermine the basic political equality that is central to our democracy.
Foundations on the Hill
United Philanthropy Forum offers several unique sponsorship opportunities in 2019 to show your support for the philanthropic sector and reach more than 300 philanthropy leaders from across the country. Sponsorships are available for two related events in Washington, DC:
- PolicyWorks Institute – March 10-11, 2019
- Foundations on the Hill – March 11-13, 2019
Foundations on the Hill
Foundations on the Hill (FOTH) brings together more than 300 philanthropy leaders from across the country for meetings with Congress about...
Check out the full agendas for the 2018 Foundations on the Hill. Last updated on 3/11/18.
United Philanthropy Forum supports the continued full enforcement of current law that prohibits 501(c)(3) charitable organizations from endorsing, opposing or contributing to political candidates and engaging in partisan campaign activities—also known as the “Johnson Amendment.” See our position and resources on this issue.
The full schedule of events for Foundations on the Hill 2017.
To assist you in your efforts, and those of your delegation, we are sharing resources for FOTH 2017 for your use and personalization.
2017 marked the 100th anniversary of the charitable deduction. Since 1917, the federal charitable tax deduction has provided a tax deduction for donations made to nonprofit organizations by taxpayers who itemize their tax returns, roughly one-third of all Americans. See the Forum's position and resources on this issue.
Donor advised funds are powerful tools – both for average people who want to make lasting commitments to their communities, as well as those with significant financial resources who are looking for an alternative to a private foundation. See the Forum's position and resources on this issue.
A uniform excise tax rate would increase funds available for local communities by freeing private foundations from the administrative task of calculating the amount of additional eligible expenditure needed to qualify for the lower 1% rate. See the Forum's position and resources on this issue.
Template letters for your use when communicating with the Senate and House regarding the policy bills discussed at FOTH 2016 are now available.