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United Philanthropy Forum

United Philanthropy Forum


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Education Provider
Research & Data Provider
Organization Details


1020 19th St NW
Ste 360
Washington, DC 20036 United States

Main Contact

Maggie Osborn
Sr. VP & Chief Strategy Officer

In Their Own Words

As the largest and most diverse network in American philanthropy, United Philanthropy Forum holds a unique position in the social sector to help increase philanthropy’s impact in communities across the country. We are a membership organization of 84 regional and national philanthropy-serving organizations (PSOs), representing 7,000 foundations and other funders, who work to make philanthropy better. The Forum envisions a courageous philanthropic sector that catalyzes a just and equitable society where all can participate and prosper. The Forum has created a new kind of philanthropic network that brings together regional PSOs' deep regional roots and connections with national PSOs' deep content knowledge and reach. Given our network's scale and scope, we can lead change and increase impact in philanthropy in a deeper and broader way than any other organization in our field. Our Vision We envision a courageous philanthropic sector that catalyzes a just and equitable society where all can participate and prosper. Our Mission We lead, strengthen and inform a national network of organizations that advance philanthropy's impact for the common good. Our Values Collaboration Continuous Learning Equity & Inclusion Generosity of Spirit Innovation Our Value Proposition United Philanthropy Forum is the only professional group that connects regional and national philanthropy-serving organizations to share their vast knowledge and expertise, develop their professional skills, and advance their individual and collective work. With great generosity of spirit and passion for the common good, our inclusive organization leads, informs and strengthens the field of philanthropy.

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