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.
Guidance on how your foundation can play a role in engaging the business sector to help achieve a successful 2020 Census.
Background on the critical nature of the Census as a part of the private sector.
This document from the Leadership Conference Education Fund explores why the 2020 census is a civil rights issue; why the census is an urgent issue; principles of a fair and accurate census; and what action is needed.
The Leadership Conference Education Fund released answers to common questions regarding the local updating of census addresses (LUCA).
This resource from the Funders' Committee for Civic Participation (FCCP) explains what we know about census accuracy and why it matters to funders and their grantees.
This guide provides resources to help you and your members connect with your legislators during the 2017 abbreviated congressional August recess.
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.
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.
For this suite of resources, GrantCraft captured the wisdom of philanthropic leaders who have participated in multi-party advocacy collaboratives and conducted a literature scan of how foundations talk about advocacy-focused collaborative work.