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Welcome to FCCP’s library of civic engagement resources, tools and news. Our collection of reports, presentations, infographics, links and more will help keep you at the forefront of philanthropic efforts to improve our democracy. Can’t find what you’re looking for? Want to suggest an addition? Let us know!



Census 2020 State Landscape Scan

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This report examines funder models for census engagement in a handful of states, including overarching themes and best practices for coordinating with other funders and PSOs, nonprofits, and government.

Slides: May 2019 First Monday Discussion – From Transaction to Transformation: Relational Organizing as a Winning Civic Engagement Strategy

FCCP May 2019 First Monday Discussion  Monday, May 6th | 3 – 4 PM ET | 2 – 3 PM CT | 1 – 2 PM MT | 12 – 1 PM PT Join Ethan Frey of Ford Foundation, Nick Chedli Carter of 2020 Vision Ventures, and Julie Fernandes of Rockefeller Family Fund for a discussion of relational organizing practice and power building strategy.




March 2019 First Monday Discussion: The Interplay of Money in Politics, Democracy Reform, and Movement Building

March First Monday Discussion Monday, March 4th | 3 – 4 PM ET | 2 – 1PM CT | 1 – 2 PM MT | 12 – 1 PM PT Following the 2018 midterm elections, pro democracy organizing established gains that demonstrated how citizen driven initiatives can realign power and mitigate the influence of corporate and special interest money in areas spanning from local elections to movement building. 


Upcoming Census Webinars

Upcoming Census Webinars To add an upcoming census webinar to this list, contact Jocelyn Bissonnette: jbissonnette@funderscommittee.org Wednesday, April 24 at 6:30PM ET: Engaging the AANHPI LGBTQ Community This webinar will discuss common myths about the LGBTQ community and the census and how organizations can be more inclusive of the LGBTQ community with regards to their census communication and outreach.

Slides: February 2019 First Monday Discussion: 116th Congress: The Green New Deal + A New 21st Century Economy

February First Monday Discussion Monday, February 4th | 2 – 3:15 PM ET | 1 – 2:15 PM CT | 12 – 1:15 PM MT | 11 – 12:15 PM PT As the 116th Congress kicks off and the 2020 Presidential race begins in earnest, advocates, policymakers and candidates have the opportunity to set the stage for advancing an economic agenda featuring climate-forward jobs and key priorities.