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.
For Immediate Release
Contact: Jocelyn Bissonnette, Director, Funders Census Initiative, email@example.com
Funders Applaud Outcome on Citizenship Question Case, Remain Committed to 2020 Census
In response to the US Supreme Court’s decision in US Department of Commerce v.
A crucial measure of democracy is the extent to which elected leaders reflect the communities they serve.
On June 10,
we kicked off our Summer Equity + Power Sharing Series
with a conversation on philanthropy intentionally tackling the realities of racism and how we connect these threads to our present day grantmaking practices with Lori Villarosa
of Philanthropic Initiative for Racial Equity (PRE)
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.