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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.

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 Tuesday, March 19  4:00pm-5:00pm EST FCI 2020 Census Messaging Testing — Latino Immigrant Research  The webinar will present findings from the San Joaquin Valley Census Research survey and focus groups research on Latino immigrants’ willingness to respond to a census without or with a citizenship question in 2020.

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. 



Slides: January 2019 First Monday Discussion: Debriefing the 2018 Elections

January First Monday Discussion Debriefing the 2018 Elections Monday, January 7 | 3 – 4:15 PM ET | 2 – 3:15 PM CT | 1 – 2:15 PM MT | 12 – 1:15 PM PT With history-making results from the Midterm Elections, join us for an important discussion on the lessons learned from 2018 that can help inform our work moving into 2019. 


Key Takeaways: SCOTUS + The 2018 Elections: Opportunities and Implications for c3 Funders

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Mon, August 6, 2018 | 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT The retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy, and subsequent nomination of Brett Kavanaugh, have far-reaching implications that could negatively affect all the issues we most care about, such as voting rights (including partisan gerrymandering), money in politics, executive power issues, partisan the environment, access to reproductive health, women’s and LGBTQ rights, and more.