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Americans overwhelmingly support legislation to allow everyone to receive a tax break for their charitable gifts, according to a poll released Tuesday by Independent Sector, a membership organization of nonprofits that is pushing the idea. It is possible that Congress will vote to expand charitable deductions in a pending disaster funding package, but the biggest obstacle is the calendar. Congress has a limited time to consider legislation before going into recess for the entire month of October before the November midterm elections.

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Collected through FOMR data, surveys, and interviews with members, this new report from Exponent Philanthropy centers on the relevance of racial equity to their members’ mission, as well as board and staff demographics. The report also describes how racial equity relates to good governance, grantmaking, and investment practices.

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In late 2020, there was much talk about how the world of philanthropy was being upended by the confluence of historic events, namely COVID-19 and the Black Lives Matter movement in the U.S. Based on research commissioned by Spring Strategies in January 2022, this article from Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy identifies four emerging phenomena that resulted from what have been recognized as the dual crises of unaddressed systemic racism and a global pandemic.