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?
On April 11, PACE hosted a discussion around philanthropy's role in supporting and sustaining our nation's recent swell in civic engagement. Video: Chat Transcript (comments, links, and resources shared by attendees): Download here. Description: Recent political, social, and … Read more about Webinar: Is This What Democracy Looks Like?
Friends of PACE, Happy New Year! I wanted to write to share a few updates related to PACE and our work at this critical moment in time for our country's civic and community life, as well for our democracy. Among many things, we have some new board and network members, a new address, an upcoming … Read more about A PACE Update for 2017: A Note from our ED
On January 25, PACE collaborated with members and partners on a webinar to highlight opportunities for philanthropy to engage in the field of civic learning. Description: The public sentiment and behaviors surrounding the 2016 Presidential election has led many to call for significant … Read more about Webinar: A Moment for Philanthropy in Civic Learning
PACE is pleased to announce the appointment of two new members to its Board of Directors: Sarah Koch and Elizabeth Christopherson. Christopherson is president, CEO and director at the Rita Allen Foundation, an organization that invests in transformative ideas in their earliest stages to leverage … Read more about PACE Welcomes New Members to Board of Directors
Dear PACE Members and Friends, There is much to understand, unpack, reflect on, and reckon with following the 2016 elections. What do the results mean for us, individually and collectively, and for our democracy? Here are things we know to be true: Democracy always has been, and will … Read more about Post-Election Reflection: PACE’s work and opportunity now.
On July 27 at 2 p.m. Eastern, PACE hosted a webinar titled "Philanthropy's Role in Voter Engagement." Video Archive: Presentations: Download Kelly's Slides Download Brian's Slides Links Referenced by Speakers: Hewlett/SSIR 15-Blog Series: “Increasing Voter Turnout: It’s … Read more about Webinar: Philanthropy’s Role in Voter Engagement