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.
Dear Census Funder Community:
Today is the one-year mark from the 2020 Census reference date, April 1, 2020.
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.
FCI Briefing Series: Census 2020 Messaging Testing Results
The Funders Census Initiative is pleased to present these briefings on census messaging results in partnership with the Democracy Funders Collaborative Census Subgroup.
2020 Census Funder Toolkit
Thank you for your interest in our 2020 Census Funder toolkit.
Organized By: Redistricting Reform Project
The Census Bureau has proposed the addition of a Citizenship Status Question to the 2020 Census and indicated that data will be included in the transfer of census counts to states for the purposes of redistricting.
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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, email@example.com
What Funders Need to Know About Census 2020 Operations
Tuesday, June 5th at 3pm-4pm ET | 2pm-3pm CT | 1pm-2pm MT | 12pm-1pm PT
Census 2020 is less than two years away; the time to act is now!
Funding Advocacy Around the Census
A message from Gary Bass, Executive Director of the Bauman Foundation:
While the legal opinion linked to above was written for the Bauman Foundation, which is a private foundation, it is very helpful in providing a roadmap for how private foundations in general can play a role in promoting a fair and accurate census.
We are now less than two years away from “Census Day,” April 1st, 2020!