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A Message from the Funders Census Initiative

April 1, 2020 Census Colleagues: Today is 2020 Census Day! The Census Bureau’s massive outreach operation is in full swing, self-responses are coming in (and being reported) daily, and despite the impact of COVID-19 on in-person outreach, organizations in every state are working hard to Get-Out-the-Count.


Census Policy Update: What’s in store for 2019?

By Terri Ann Lowenthal, FCCP Census Consultant  Chances are, if you’re reading this article, you are a census warrior — contemplating or committed to investing in activities that promote a fair and accurate 2020 Census.




Census Update: What’s at Stake?

By Terri Ann Lowenthal, Funders Census Initiative Consultant June 2015 The 2020 Census can be summed up in one vintage phrase: This is not your grandfather’s decennial population count.


Partner Resource: RISE Together Fund Expanding Nonpartisan Voter Engagement

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From our partners: RISE Together Fund Punching Above Our Weight: Expanding Nonpartisan Voter Engagement Among BAMEMSA Communities By Sheila Bapat | September 22, 2021 In 2019, RISE Together Fund committed to giving our grantees the tools necessary to bring a larger segment of high potential BAMEMSA* voters to the polls during 2020, and the results speak for themselves.

Moving Forward: Census Counts + Census Equity Initiative

Monday, July 19, 2021 | 2-3 PM ET | 1-2 PM CT | 12-1 PM MT | 11 AM-12 PM PT The Census Equity Initiative Steering Committee, Census Counts Campaign, FCCP’s Funders Census Initiative and United Philanthropy Forum joined together to review and reflect on newly released findings from a comprehensive evaluation of the national funder-stakeholder 2020 Census collaborative.