The white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, its violent clash with counter-protesters, and the ensuing response from the presidential administration, have sparked heated coverage and debates that have repercussions for communities and civil society. Many in the field of philanthropy have … Read more about PACE Members Respond to Charlottesville
A collaboration between PACE and the National Conference on Citizenship (NCoC), this dialogue will take place in conjunction with NCoC's Annual Conference (October 19-20). For more information, or to register, please click here. This salon discussion explores civic education as a tool to help … Read more about October 19: Exploring Civic Learning as a Pathway to Equity & Opportunity
This post also appeared as an update on PACE's Medium publication. “This moment” is a catch-all term many of us in philanthropy, the nonprofit world, and beyond have begun to use to refer to the daunting mix of political and social division, conflict, and upheaval our country is experiencing. At … Read more about A Gift-Wrapped Call to Action: How Will Philanthropy Respond?
At the start of 2017, we reached out to our members and the field with the recognition that our country and its citizens were facing a spectrum of challenges, and outlined our commitment to take active leadership around three strategic issue areas: health & safety, bridging divides, and civic … Read more about Our Commitment to the Field: 2017 and Beyond
by Adiel Suarez-Murias, PACE's Communications & Marketing Director This post followed a panel event by Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy and was featured on EPIP's blog. The piece also appeared as an update on PACE's Medium publication When I applied for my role at PACE in … Read more about The Civic Engagement Field is a House
PACE's Executive Director, Kristen Cambell, was featured on 100 Days for Good, Independent Sector's weekly podcast. Click below to check out the interview. http://independentsector.org/news-post/100-days-good-s2e2/ … Read more about An interview with PACE on “100 Days For Good”
Philanthropy in the United States has long been concerned with democracy: how to protect it, understand it and make it work better. Whether or not American democracy is truly “under threat” these days, funders in this space are feeling the urgency of the moment. In a recent piece, we profiled the … Read more about PACE feature in Inside Philanthropy
Check out Kristen's latest piece, highlighting PACE's Civic Engagement Primer, in GrantCraft today: … Read more about #PACEPrimer featured in GrantCraft
PACE Executive Director, Kristen Cambell, explores what the recent shifts in Washington mean for civic engagement in her latest blog post for the Center for Effective Philanthropy. … Read more about Shifting Winds in Washington: What They Mean for Civic Engagement
PACE hosted a panel during a Council on Foundations pre-conference session, providing participants a forum for conversation about the state of American democratic practice, as well as the many ways philanthropy is working to restore, revive, and renew our democracy. We were thrilled to design … Read more about Philanthropy’s Role in Strengthening America’s Democracy
A little over a week ago, thanks to an invitation from our colleagues at the Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers, Philanthropy for Active Civic Engagement and our friends at the Funders’ Committee for Civic Participation hosted a workshop presentation as a pre-session to Foundations on the … Read more about Are We Experiencing a Moment or a Movement for Civic Engagement?