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May
17

Environment and Community Engagement: Citizen Science Where It Matters Most

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Thursday, May 17, 2018 -
9:00am to 10:30am

Join us for a discussion with  local experts who are deeply engaged in using citizen science as part of their work.  We’ll learn how citizens, environmental advocates, public health professionals and academics can collaborate most effectively to gather data, address environmental challenges and improve public health outcomes.

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Mar
22

Virtual Watch Party - 15th Annual Budget and Tax Briefing: Navigating the Challenges Ahead Together

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Thursday, March 22, 2018 -
11:15am to 12:15pm

Join Grantmakers of Western Pennsylvania to view the live web stream of Bob Greenstein's (President of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities) annual budget and tax briefing.

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Advocacy Funder Collaboratives

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Publication date: 
04/2017

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.

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The Power of Board Advocacy: A Discussion Guide for Foundation Boards

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Publication date: 
08/2016

Foundation leaders have a unique opportunity to serve as powerful champions of their missions. Partnering with your grantees can amplify your impact. The following guide is designed to help you start having an honest conversation in the boardroom; a conversation about your foundation’s goals, approach, and, most importantly, vision for the future.

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Philanthropy and the Renewal of Democracy

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Publication date: 
08/2016

Daniel Kemmis explores the sometimes-fraught relationship between philanthropy and democracy in this updated report. Beginning with a wide-ranging stroll through the shared history of philanthropy and democracy, Kemmis examines the current post-Citizens United landscape and asks whether philanthropy can and should do more to strengthen the infrastructure and practices of democracy.

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Philanthropy Advocacy Playbook

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Publication date: 
09/2015

This publication provides information on 11 benefits and conversation-starters about philanthropic advocacy and lobbying. Specifically, it answers your questions about legal rules and provides concrete examples, templates, resources, and tips.

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