National Get Out the Count Hubs

Sixteen national organizations have been supported to provide research, messaging information, training, technical assistance, materials, and more to state and local organizations. Attached is a list of these national Get Out the Count hub organizations along with contact information and a brief summary of their plans in case you or any of your grantees want…

Investing in Change – Supporting Advocacy and Policy Work: Funders Together to End Homelessness Partner Webinar

Thursday, March 28 at 2:00 pm eastern RSVP here! How can philanthropy make the case for funding advocacy to end homelessness? Uncertain whether you can fund grantees that lobby? What’s philanthropy’s role in educating new members of Congress on housing and homelessness issues? What does it look like to support local ballot initiative work? Funders…

Housing Leaders Warn of Shutdown’s Impact on Affordable Housing & Communities – National Low Income Housing Coalition

As the partial government shutdown continues, low-income families, seniors, people with disabilities, and people with children are adversely affected. Experts with the National Low Income Housing Coalition point out the shutdown’s impact on rental assistance, housing vouchers, rural housing development, and those experiencing or at risk of homelessness. To learn more, check out this article.

Hunger on College Campuses

A new report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) highlights the pervasiveness of hunger on college campuses and its effect on college completion. Approximately one third of college students are food insecure. Low-income students and parents are particularly susceptible. This study provided an overview of 31 research studies completed over the past decade to try…