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Philanthropic Letter to Commerce Secretary

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On August 5, 506 philanthropic leaders, representing nearly every state across the country, issued a letter to the US Department of Commerce with a clear message: Don’t cut the census short.

2020 Self-Response Analysis Webinars

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The Funders Census Initiative, in coordination with Census Counts and the CUNY Mapping Service, hosted a weekly — then bimonthly — briefing for funders and practitioners during the 2020 Census self-response phase.

2020 Census Funder Survey Report

May 2020 Survey Results: Understanding the Impact of COVID-19 on 2020 Census Funders & Grantees The Census Bureau began mailing 2020 Census invitations to a majority of households in mid-March, right when the World Health Organization declared the novel coronavirus a global pandemic and social distancing and shelter-in-place orders were implemented in states and communities across the country.





Member Resource White Nationalism + Voter Suppression: How Online Platforms Disenfranchise Communities of Color

Co-hosted by Democracy Fund and Wellspring Philanthropic Fund   Tuesday, October 20, 2020 From candidates receiving death threats because of their faith or race, to communities who are intimidated to vote, many people of color face credible and real threats to their participation in US elections.