Public Policy Resources

Websites for more information:

  • Alliance for Charitable Reform
    ACR responds to legislative efforts particularly from the perspective of smaller, family foundations. The site features a newsletter and more.
  • Alliance for Justice
    This association is dedicated to advancing justice and democracy. This section of their site features tools for nonprofits and foundations.
  • Center for Lobbying in the Public Interest
    A national organization that helps charitable organizations increase their impact through advocacy. Their site features advocacy tool-kits for community and private foundations.
  • Council on Foundations
    The Public Policy section of this site provides tools to help educate members of congress and their staffs about the work of foundations and corporate giving programs.
  • Funders' Committee for Civic Participation
    FCCP brings together grantmakers committed to enhancing democratic participation in all aspects of civic life.
  • Growth & Justice
    A non-partisan advocate for fair taxation and "smart" public investment that advances prosperity for all Minnesotans.
  • Independent Sector
    A leadership forum for those committed to advancing the common good in America and beyond. Their site features a "Shaping Public Policy" area.
  • National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy
    The country’s independent watchdog of foundations. Their site features a "keeping a close eye" blog.
  • The Philanthropic Collaborative
    This site informs policy makers and others about the positive impact of philanthropic foundation giving.