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The Value of Relationships Between State Regulators and Philanthropy

Publication date: 
12/2009

This report presents a review of the models, value and benefits of developing relationships between state charity regulators and philanthropy; lessons from the field; an overview of federal and state regulation of foundations and charities, including a review of attorney general oversight in 16 key states; and case studies from four states.

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Strengthening Democracy, Increasing Opportunities: Impacts of Advocacy, Organizing and Civic Engagement

Publication date: 
01/2009

This research documents how 15 nonprofit organizations in Los Angeles County and their allies leveraged foundation grants to secure nearly $91 of benefit for every dollar spent for Los Angeles citizens.

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Policy Update: May 8, 2019

Release Date: 
05/08/2019

Forum Policy Update is a regular update for United Philanthropy Forum members covering public policy issues impacting the philanthropic sector.

Topics in the latest update include IRS reform legislation, Opportunizy Zones, and the 2020 Census. 

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Policy Update: April 24, 2019

Release Date: 
04/24/2019

Forum Policy Update is a regular update for United Philanthropy Forum members covering public policy issues impacting the philanthropic sector.

Topics in the latest update include the Supreme Court case on the 2020 census and the proposed citizenship question, new guidance from Treasury on Opportunity Zones, and IRS reform legislation. 

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Policy Update: April 10, 2019

Release Date: 
04/10/2019

Forum Policy Update is a regular update for United Philanthropy Forum members covering public policy issues impacting the philanthropic sector.

Topics in the latest update include the 2020 census and the proposed citizenship question, new nonprofit legislation and a study from the Joint Economic Committee, and member updates on donor-advised fund legislation in California and the new Endow Mississippi tax credit in Mississippi. 

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Philanthropy Turns to the Supreme Court to Ensure a Fair and Accurate Census Count

Census 2020
Release Date: 
04/04/2019

United Philanthropy Forum and 29 other foundations and philanthropy serving organizations (PSOs), including 8 Forum members, signed an amicus curia brief that was submitted to the Supreme Court this week. The effort was led by the Funders’ Committee for Civic Participation and its Funders Census Initiative, Philanthropy California, and the Bauman Foundation.

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