In their own words, FCCP members reflect on how the organization evolved over three decades from the visionary meetings of a small group of funders to becoming the go-to philanthropic network for grantmakers that want to ensure a just, vibrant and inclusive democracy for all Americans.
This paper offers a bird's-eye-view of what partnerships already exist among grantmakers who have drawn the connection between money in politics and (in this case) environmental issues, and shows where there are exciting opportunities to forge new collaborations.
This report by Manuel Pastor, Gihan Perera, & Madeline Wander details what integrated voter engagement (IVE) is, why it holds great promise for scaling up change, and how it played out in the state of Florida in 2012, with some comparisons to other states, including California, Ohio, and Virginia.
A Case Study By The California Civic Participation Funders
How can foundations help build movements for opportunity and social change… and win?
Have you ever invited the perfect speaker to your nonpartisan event only to worry that they may have crossed the line into partisan territory?
A Plan to Engage the Philanthropic Community in Census 2020 and Leverage the Benefits of Census 2010.
The Funders’ Committee on Civic Participation (FCCP) helped FCI establish its focus and mission and provided the infrastructure through which foundations and affinity groups could discuss ideas, share experiences and information, and maximize their resources by reducing duplication of effort and identifying target areas with the greatest need.
A list of census grants to organizations.
This report provides details about approximately 600 grants awarded by foundations to national and community organizations to promote participation in the 2010 Census.
A History of the Funders Census Initiative During the 2010 Census. Including a Timeline for Philanthropic Involvement in the 2020 Census.