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Unprecedented: More than 300 U.S. philanthropic leaders call for removal of citizenship question from 2020 census   National, state and local philanthropies across 38 states and District of Columbia join in unanimous opposition; more than 30 philanthropy-serving organizations also speak out Contact: Gary Bass, 202/328-2040, gbass@baumanfoundation.org WASHINGTON — Reflecting an unprecedented consensus in philanthropy from local foundations to national grantmaking organizations, 304 philanthropic leaders have called on the Trump administration to withdraw a citizenship question from the 2020 census.






Census Policy Update: What’s in Store for 2018? (Updated on 02/13!)

2018 is a pivotal year on the road to the 2020 Census. Early field preparations have started; the ‘dress rehearsal’ will take place in Providence County, RI; and the Census Bureau must finalize counting methods and develop a multi-faceted communications plan. As the pace of census activities accelerates, we recap the major policy issues to watch in the coming months.

Census 2020 Menu of Options for Funders

Census 2020 Menu of Options for Funders: Participate. Convene. Invest. All around the country, philanthropy is mobilizing to ensure a fair and accurate census 2020.