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National Town Hall: What’s Broken in the Foundation and Donor Landscape?
September 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
You are invited to attend two national town halls on philanthropic reform that could save our charities and move money back to communities.
Current tax rules enable wealthy donors to obtain generous tax deductions while warehousing most of their charitable funds for decades or more. As a result, more than $1 trillion dollars is not reaching front-line charities in desperate need right now.
This Town Hall, “What’s Broken in the Foundation and Donor Landscape?” – the first in a series of two – will discuss: What are the current rules governing philanthropy, especially foundations and donor-advised funds? How do these operate in practice? Are wealthy people using these vehicles to game the system?
Featured speakers include:
- Moderator: Vu Le, NonprofitAF and Community-Centric Fundraising
- Edgar Villanueva, author of Decolonizing Wealth
- Andrea Caupain, CEO of Byrd Barr Place
- Chuck Collins, Institute for Policy Studies and Inequality.org
Town Hall Series Co-hosts: California Association of Nonprofits (CalNonprofits), NonprofitAF and Community-Centric Fundraising, The Institute for Policy Studies, and Inequality.org
(Also register for the second Town Hall in this series, “Fixing Philanthropy for our Communities” on October 5th)