Presented by Census Counts Campaign & Funders Census Initiative
Note: these briefings are open to funders and field partners.
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.
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.
On April 1, the Funders’ Committee for Civic Participation (FCCP) joined 29 national, regional, state, and community-based philanthropic institutions on an amicus brief
to the United States Supreme Court in Department of Commerce v.
April 2019 First Monday Discussion
Monday, April 1st | 3 – 4 PM ET | 2 – 3 PM CT | 1 – 2 PM MT | 12 – 1 PM PT
During 2018’s midterm elections, the electorate is estimated to have experienced the highest youth turnout in 25 years.
Dear Census Funder Community:
Today is the one-year mark from the 2020 Census reference date, April 1, 2020.
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.
A timeline for grantmakers interested in supporting a fair and accurate 2020 Census.
Upcoming Census Webinars
To add an upcoming census webinar to this list, contact Jocelyn Bissonnette: firstname.lastname@example.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.
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.