The 2020 Census Funders Group is an ad hoc group of regional philanthropic leaders working in partnership with national and local nonprofit, government and business leaders – as well as our upstate sister organization New York Funders Alliance and its members. There are about two dozen foundations already associated with this group, but its meetings are open to all who are interested in learning about progress toward a full and fair 2020 Census count.
This gathering will give funders of all programmatic interests an opportunity to hear from experts about the specific geographic and demographic communities across New York State that are officially “hard-to-count.” These are the communities that are most threatened by the possible consequences of an undercount, especially resulting in reduced government funding, poorly-located community services and under-representation in elected office.
View the webinar recording from this program:
***For Members of New York Funders Alliance and Other Funders Not Able to Attend in Person***
If you are a funder interested in Census 2020 issues but can't make it to Times Square to meet in-person, we welcome participation by webinar. Last time we brought in funders by conference call, which was somewhat challenging for full participation. This time we will bring folks in by webinar, so that everyone can follow along to the slides and ask questions either by phone or type them into the webinar chat function. If you would like to join by webinar, please ignore the registration button above and simply email firstname.lastname@example.org to request webinar registration information.
- Discussion of efforts by the New York Regional Office of the U.S. Census Bureau to prepare for 2020
- Review of geographic maps showing the location of the hardest to count communities across New York State
- Status update on the formation of an official funder collaboration on Census 2020
- Latest updates on what is known about New York State and New York City governments’ dedication of resources to a full and fair count
- Maria Mottola, Executive Director, New York Foundation
- Patricia Swan, Senior Program Officer, Community Development & the Environment, The New York Community Trust
- Corinne Ribble, Executive Director, New York Funders Alliance
- Jeff T. Behler, Regional Director, U.S. Census Bureau
- Steven Romalewski, Director, CUNY Mapping Service, Center for Urban Research, The Graduate Center, CUNY
All interested funders.
8:45 - 9:00 AM Check-in
9:00 - 11:00 AM Program
Registration is required by April 26.
PNY Members: To register yourself and/or a colleague at your organization, please log in and click the Register Now link above.
NYFA Members, Non-Member Funders and Invited Nonprofits: Please email Michael Remaly, email@example.com.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.