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Tri-State CF Partnership Webinar | Public Policy Issues for Donor Advised Funds

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Donor Advised Funds (DAFs) are the fastest growing giving vehicle in the country and help fuel the work of our community foundations. Currently, there is a swirl of public policy discussions around DAFs, particularly surrounding the need for a required payout from DAFs. Policy changes for DAFs could create challenges for a community foundation's operations and community foundation leadership needs be conversant on this topic. This webinar is designed to provide participants with an understanding of the key issues, proposals and players.

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Profile of IPA's Public Policy Capacity

The PolicyWorks Institute helps regional associations explore whether they are using resources and expertise strategically to achieve objectives for government relations and/or public policy work while contributing to the overall PolicyWorks vision. See how IPA compares to other regional associations.

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Introducing Philanthropy & the Renewal of Democracy

Daniel Kemmis explores the sometimes-fraught relationship between philanthropy and democracy in this updated report. Beginning with a wide-ranging stroll through the shared history of philanthropy and democracy, Kemmis examines the current post-Citizens United landscape and asks whether philanthropy can and should do more to strengthen the infrastructure and practices of democracy.

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