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
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?
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
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.