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.