This week, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) released a report documenting over a billion dollars directed from philanthropy to anti-Muslim hate groups between 2014 and 2016, the most recent period for which publicly accessible data is available. The report is directed to mainstream philanthropy and provides a map for foundations to identify whether their funding directly or indirectly supports anti-Muslim advocacy groups. As NPR reports, CAIR is calling upon the sector for more accountability and oversight.
RE: Support for $93.4 Million Investment for Community-Based Organizations for Census Outreach in the 2019-20 State Budget
Philanthropy CA taps into the deep regional expertise and connections of funders to increase philanthropy’s impact in building and sustaining thriving, equitable communities. Together, we can impact our members, the nonprofits they support and the communities they serve.
Commitment to doing good means commitment to providing for the actual cost to make change happen. We’re accustomed to seeing certain expenses on a balance sheet, but others are often disguised or hidden from view in order to meet the restrictions built into grants.
The Full Cost Project aims to shift the focus from overhead to outcomes and what good outcomes really cost.
We are an inclusive California and we all deserve to be counted.
We voice our unequivocal support for the “Johnson Amendment” – the long-standing federal law that prohibits 501(c)(3) charitable organizations from endorsing, opposing or contributing to political candidates and engaging in partisan campaign activities.
We want to reiterate to our members across California that in the face of such deeply disturbing intolerance, our organizations stand together in condemning hatred, embracing diversity, and working toward just, equitable communities.
Leading the city post-bankruptcy is Mayor Michael Tubbs, who has garnered considerable media attention. Tubbs, who had served a four-year city council term, was elected mayor in November 2016 with 70 percent of the vote, becoming the city’s first Black mayor and, at the age of 26, its youngest ever as well.
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