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Watch this webinar from November to learn more about important milestones before and during the 2020 Census, and ways your foundation can support “Get Out the Count” activities, including participation in state and local Complete Count Committees.
This cover piece in Responsive Philanthropy, the quarterly journal of the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, outlines four reasons why funders need to prioritize achieving a fair and accurate 2020 census.
Learn about two new tools that will provide you with valuable data to inform your strategy, support your grantees, and invest your resources as you prepare for Census 2020. This resource includes the webinar recording, slide decks, a list of Key Takeaways and additional online resources to support your efforts.
At a macro level, the 2010 Census appeared to be close to perfect. The Census Bureau reported a net national overcount of 0.01% in 2010, a number not statistically different from zero. Similarly, no state had a statistically significant net undercount, according to Census Bureau estimates. But the apparent precision can be misleading and doesn’t tell the whole story. This Fact Sheet discusses what we know about census accuracy and why it matters to funders and their grantees.