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.
While we often focus on the impact that campaign contributions have on our democracy, efforts to privatize public services is an insidious way that corporations are gaining control over government. This resource features the recording, slides, reports and Key Takeaways from this webinar which focused on how we can harness collective grassroots power to overcome this rigged system and its corrosive influence on our democracy.
This webinar featured an online tour of the publicly-available Foundation Funding for U.S. Democracy data-visualization platform that captures the range of democracy-related activities that foundations have supported from 2011 to present. This resource features a background of the tool, features, use cases and other helpful links including instructions for how to become an e-reporter of your democracy-related grantmaking data.
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.
This is the recording, article and other resources related to the 501(c)(3) funder briefing on the opportunity to expand voting rights in Washington State featuring members of the Washington Voting Justice Coalition.
This is the recording and key takeaways from the July 2017 First Monday Discussion which focused on the communications and organizing strategies and newly-developed legal theories that communities are using to push back against undemocratic preemption efforts.
A collection of definitions that show how various philanthropic institutions define civic engagement and how it connects to their strategies for change. This resource is part of the FCCP "Civic Engagement Matters" curriculum toolkit.
This is the recording and key takeaways from the webinar which focused on the Youth Engagement Fund's new report, "Strengthening the Youth Sector: Lessons for Funders, Leaders, and Boards" that provides practical recommendations for how we can better support the development and retention of excellent leaders in this sector of the work.
Reflecting the universality of the cybersecurity threat, eight donor affinity groups offered this webinar focused on how funders can support grantees in addressing and responding to digital security concerns. Resources include key takeaways, a guide that can help you assess your grantee's risk and the event recording.
This discussion examined why the courts matter to all the substantive issues we care about, and offers new thinking about how best to engage the public as third-branch defenders. Speakers discussed how foundations can support work that affirms the courts as an independent check on power, and as an important bulwark against anti-democratic forces. This resource includes the webinar recording, our list of key takeaways and contact information to learn more.