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  • Hurricane Matthew



    Learn about how our members and philanthropy are responding to Hurricane Matthew. Find out about community needs in affected areas, available resources, and how you can help!

  • Forum Welcomes 5 Leaders to Board of Directors

    The new Directors were elected by the Forum’s membership on July 19, 2016- Susan Taylor Batten, ABFE; Paul Daugherty, Philanthropy West Virginia; Nick Deychakiwsky, Charles Stewart Mott Foundation; Ellen LaPointe, Northern California Grantmakers; and Daranee Petsod, Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR). 


  • Webinar on Census 2020: Why Philanthropy Counts

    Register Now!


    Tuesday, October 18 | 2-3 pm ET

    Join us for a conversation about why the census matters and the role that philanthropy can play in ensuring a fair and accurate count.

  • Forum Joins Call for Foundations to Invest in Nonprofit Infrastructure

    The Forum has joined 21 other national organizations in calling for all foundations to invest in the nonprofit and philanthropy infrastructure  


  • 2017 Foundations on the Hill

    Save the Date! #FOTH17


    March 20-22, 2017 | Washington, DC

    FOTH is a two-day event that brings foundation leaders to DC for meetings with Congress about key issues of importance to foundations and philanthropy.

  • 2017 Forum Annual Conference

    Save the Date! #ForumCon17


    July 17-19, 2017 | San Francisco, CA

    Join us for #ForumCon17, the nation’s largest gathering of the CEOs and staffs of philanthropy-serving organizations (PSOs) in the field.


The Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers is a national network that facilitates effective philanthropy to strengthen communities and improve lives throughout the United States.

With deep regional roots and a broad nationwide reach, the Forum Network represent more than 5,500 participating organizations- the largest network serving philanthropy in America.

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