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Welcome to FCCP’s library of civic engagement resources, tools and news. Our collection of reports, presentations, infographics, links and more will help keep you at the forefront of philanthropic efforts to improve our democracy. Can’t find what you’re looking for? Want to suggest an addition? Let us know!


Member Resource FCCP’s 2016 Webinar Recordings

  • Recording
FCCP’s First Monday Discussions, rapid-response briefings and other webinars put the spotlight on timely topics to help you prepare for the elections and stay at the forefront of civic engagement trends and practices. Driven by funders and informed by the field, these regular virtual discussions provided an ongoing forum for our learning community. This resource includes a description of each event and access to the recordings.



Member Resource The Census Policy Framework: Field + Communications Actions

  • Fact Sheet
With the decennial census just a few years away, a number of key policy decisions are being made that will determine whether we have a fair and accurate census. This framework provides advocacy strategies for policies that support a full enumeration and for protection of the American Community Survey (ACS).


Census Update: Measuring A Diverse America in the 2020 Census

When Americans fill out their 2020 Census forms, they will have more choices for identifying their race, ethnicity, and national origin than ever before. It is almost a cliché: we are an increasingly diverse nation — a factor that permeated much of the 2016 election dialogue. No wonder, then, that the census questions on race and ethnicity generate more interest, scrutiny, criticism, and debate than any others.

Census 2020 Action Plan

Like many other institutions in the United States, foundations rely on census data to craft policies, plan initiatives, deliver services and promote economic and social justice. The Democracy Funders Collaborative Census Subgroup has developed two resources to help ensure a fair and accurate census as required by the U.S. Constitution.