Recent survey results reveal public, bipartisan support for the broad principles outlined in the GND and Millions of Jobs concepts: securing 100% clean, renewable energy by 2030; investing in communities on the frontlines of poverty and pollution; upgrading the nation’s energy grid, buildings, and transportation infrastructure. Join us for a deep dive into these fast-breaking movements and how policy leaders and organizations are collaborating to propel their work for the future.
Please note, start time adjusted! Join us to learn more about the challenges to a fair census, and how undercounts hurt everyone – not just the undercounted groups. We will also hear from state, county and city representatives to learn what has to happen on the ground, and the roles that philanthropy can play to help ensure a fair and accurate count.
It is hard to overstate the importance of ensuring a full and accurate count for the upcoming 2020 Census.
The second Keystone Policy Series conference call will focus on Health Policy Advocacy.
Foundations on the Hill (FOTH) is hosted by the Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers, in partnership with the Council on Foundations.
An update for Pennsylvania funders on national, statewide and local activities currently being undertaken – and where philanthropy can continue to play a role – to ensure a fair and accurate census count.
This Keystone Policy Series call discussed how funders can make a case for funding advocacy and where to begin.
Philanthropy magazine has just published a short excerpt from a newly released guidebook on how donors can best influence public policy. It's a quick read that will give you a taste of this important book's content.
Donating money to modify public thinking and government policy has now taken its place next to service-centered giving as a constructive branch of philanthropy. Many donors now view public-policy reform as a necessary adjunct to their efforts to improve lives directly. This book was written to help donors navigate the obstacles of public-policy philanthropy.
Nonprofits can and should play an active role during elections, particularly by educating and activating voters. However, with important local, state and federal elections coming up this fall, nonprofits should take the time to remind their staff about appropriate activity during a political campaign or at any other time.