In cities across the nation, a few enjoy rising affluence while many struggle to get by. This situation is created in part by the practices of traditional economic development. Current trends threaten to worsen, unless we can answer the design challenge before us. Can we create an economic system—beginning at the local level—that builds the wealth and prosperity of everyone?
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How They Do It: Pennsylvania Funders on Engaging the Public Sector
Philanthropy professionals in Pennsylvania understand how state policy affects the nonprofit sector, and many have a history of engaging and educating state policymakers. Even given private foundations’ constraints on lobbying, there are numerous opportunities for communication between philanthropy and the public sector that are permissible and can serve to build relationships and advance important issues.
The U.S. Census takes place once every ten years, and more than $600 billion annually in federal assistance to states, localities, and families is distributed based on that data. Historically the census has missed disproportionate numbers of people of color, young children and the rural and urban poor and going into 2020, additional communities, including immigrants and refugees, unmarried women, and the LGBTQ community are at risk of being missed. Undercounting leads to inequality in political power and in access to public funding and private investment for these communities.
Join this webinar to learn how you can implement effective management practices to plan for successful succession, transition, and onboarding of new staff at all levels of your organization.
We invite you to join us for an update on the work of All for All with community members who are working to connect people, organizations and communities so they can take practical steps that build a welcoming and inclusive region for all.
Join us for an update 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.
Join us for this session with FBI field agents to hear real-world case examples and learn best practices to prevent the people and organizations you care about from cyber-crime victimization.
Join us for this session with FBI field agents to hear real-world case examples and learn best practices to recognize, prevent and protect against these threats in our community.
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.
Grantmakers of Western Pennsylvania (GWP) is a professional membership association formed in 1985 by leaders who wanted to create a place where grantmakers could learn and work together to increase their community impact. Our members are clustered in western Pennsylvania, but we welcome members located at a distance who are interested in connecting with those in our region.
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