Resources from GWP Program Census 2020: What’s at Risk and What Can Philanthropy Do Now? 5-29-18
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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.
Foundations on the Hill 2018
March 12-14, 2018
Foundations on the Hill (FOTH) brings together foundation leaders from across the country for meetings with Congress about key issues of importance to foundations and philanthropy. FOTH is presented by United Philanthropy Forum, in partnership with the Alliance for Charitable Reform and Council on Foundations.
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.
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.
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.
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.
We all have questions on security at our nonprofit organizations. This month CTO Matt Eshleman walks you through writing or updating an official policy – the questions to ask and the main issues your security policy needs to address.
As the opioid crisis rages on, rural communities are suffering some of the worst damage. Rural places are home to many older people, but their needs, and the many different ways they are affected, are often overlooked.
Hop on the bus!
This workbook to help you think through specific policies to manage your nonprofit’s risk. It contains prompts to help you create and document policies for the acceptable use of technology and networks, personal devices for work, how to provide IT guidance to “accidental techies,” how to respond to an IT incident, and how to recover your technology after a major disaster.
Coal State Cleanup Bill Reintroduced in House, Senate
March 28, 2017 7:41 PM ET
• RECLAIM Act would provide $1 billion in federal funding to coal states for land cleanup
• Bill enjoys bipartisan support and could pass as part of infrastructure bill
By Stephen Lee
(BNA) -- A bill in Congress that would provide $1 billion to clean up old coal mines that has failed to gain traction in the past now appears poised to move—possibly as part of the upcoming infrastructure bill.
The opioid epidemic affects Pennsylvanians from every walk of life. Rich, poor, black, white, young, or old – the opioid crisis is unprecedented in its reach and devastation. At least ten Pennsylvanians die every day from a drug overdose, with over 3,500 overdose deaths in Pennsylvania in 2015 alone. In recent years, major U.S. policy efforts have been aimed at combating the epidemic of opioid addiction and overdose deaths.
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.
Developed by GWP members, the 2017 Legislative Agenda outlines the organization's public policy priorities.
GWP members have adopted public policy positions on a number of issues. GWP members can view the complete list of adopted positions after logging in.