May 29, PACE Releases Report Detailing Local Government Innovations in Civic Engagement

Philanthropy for Active Civic Engagement (PACE) released a major report today detailing the innovative methods local governments around the country are using to increase civic engagement by the public.


Voting Laws and Regulations for People with Disabilities

As the next presidential election is drawing near, it is important to note that voting rights exist for all who wish to participate, including people with disabilities. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) along with the Department of Justice (DOJ) have established specific laws that require voting systems and polls to be accessible to people with more >>

AAAS Announces Voting Research Database

AAAS Announces Voting Research Database

The Voiting Research Database is now up and running at It has nearly 500 items, with new ones added every week. read more >>

June 24, Census 2010 and New York City: Challenges for Local Philanthropy

8:30 am- 11:00 am; City Hall, 2nd Floor/Governor’s Room, 260 Broadway at Park Place, NYC

A Philanthopy New York Collaborative Program

There is no fee to attend this program, but registration is required for entry and seating is limited. To register please send an e-mail to register [at] nyrag [dot] org. read more >>

Job Opening – National Security Human Rights

The Proteus Fund is seeking a full-time Program Officer to lead the
National Security Human Rights (NSHR) Collaborative Fund, our newly
established collaborative program supporting work to restore human
rights and promote progressive national security policy. The NSHR
Program Officer could be based anywhere in the United States, with a
preference for the east cost. For the detailed job description, please
visit our website at


Economic Xchange - Share with & Learn How Colleagues are Navigating the Economic Crisis

During this economic recession, when financial markets continue to be volatile, foundations and the non-profits they serve are significantly affected. Take this opportunity to share with colleagues and learn what’s happening in the field by visiting Economic Xchange – a dynamic online platform dedicated to gathering and publishing tools, information, resources, and ideas about philanthropy and the economic crisis.

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