This webinar highlights the current situation of separation and detention, how current and past policies are impacting communities and families in Pennsylvania, and will highlight immediate and long term actions funders can take.
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A benchmark project that will encourage funders to adopt intentional investment strategies to support the long-term stability of this sector.
Resources from the GWP Administrative Learning Network: Best Practices In Organization Program 6-26-18
Resource from the Arts Funders' Learning Network Program 6-27-18
Resources from the GWP Program- Community Development Learning Network: What Makes A Healthy Neighborhood? 6-19-18
The Village model is gaining national attention as an affordable option for seniors who want to age-in- place. Villages are not-for-profit membership organizations offering comprehensive support and social engagement to seniors wanting to maintain independence. Villages are locally developed (often initiated within neighborhoods), self-governing, and self-supporting. Approximately two-thirds of Villages are independent nonprofits while others may be operated as a program under a larger, local senior services organization.
The American Lung Association has analyzed data from official air quality monitors to compile the "State of the Air" report. The more you learn about the air you breathe, the more you can protect your health and take steps to make our air cleaner and healthier.
This is an opinion letter written by Harmon Curran attorneys for the Bauman Foundation, which spells out advocacy efforts that can and cannot be supported by a private foundation.
This publication provides a wealth of background and program ideas for improving rural mobility through existing and emerging technology. It offers insights about what’s already working and what is possible from the perspective of providers and thought leaders. It is a general introduction tailored for funders but useful for anyone. It does not require a background in technology or aging.
Resources from GWP Program Census 2020: What’s at Risk and What Can Philanthropy Do Now? 5-29-18
Resources for GWP Program The Role of Media in Civic Engagement 5-1-18
This publication is a companion white paper to Mobility & Aging in Rural America: The Role for Innovation: An Introduction for Funders. It examines rural mobility through a lens of technology and across a longer timeframe.
The attendees of this webinar heard from Erin Casey, Executive Director of Pennsylvania Voice and Keely Monroe, Democracy Program Manager at Funders’ Committee for Civic Participation who talked about why the 2020 Census matters; what’s at stake, both nationally and in Pennsylvania; the value of full count efforts currently underway, such as Keystone Counts; and how funders can take the lead now to lay important groundwork for a full
This is a recording of the live webcast of the 2018 keynote address on the federal budget and tax outlook from Bob Greenstein, President of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.
GWP dues cover the calendar year and are based on a member organization's grant payout. The dues for organizations that join later during the year are pro-rated. Dues are determined by a formula applied to the average of a three-year payout period.
Funders in Allegheny County pay the calculated amount in full.
Funders located in the Collar County Region pay 75% of the calculated dues amount.
The Collar County Region includes these counties:
When GWP is asked about our members' philanthropic response to a given disaster, we'd like to share your stories. Many organizations in Southwestern PA and across the country have responded to support the people and communities affected by recent natural disasters and we have created a list of GWP Member responses in this spreadsheet.
Top 10 findings from a three-part study of giving circles, their impact and their relationship with their hosting organizations significantly updates our understanding of the current scope, scale and significance of giving circles and other models of collective giving in the U.S. Additionally, this study deepens our understanding of the impact of participation in giving circles on donors’ giving and civic engagement and offers actionable information related to the relationships between giving circles and their hosting organizations.
This research presents the first updated understanding of the current landscape of giving circles and similar models of collective giving or giving collaboratives in the United States in over 10 years.
Fund the People created this toolkit to provide practical guidance, promising practices, and illustrative data to help funders, nonprofits, and others to maximize investments in the nonprofit workforce.