2024 State of the Roundtable

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A new year brings new opportunities – but also new challenges. Philanthropy Roundtable is here as your strategic partner through it all, helping you advance our shared values, achieve excellence in your philanthropy and defend the freedom to give. 

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Moore v. United States and the Implications for Philanthropy

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A landmark Supreme Court case on the docket this fall will put wealth taxes on center stage for Americans. The ruling, which could determine if such taxes are constitutional, could open the door for a swath of new federal wealth taxes that would have dire consequences for philanthropy. This comes as President Biden suggested implementing a 25% tax on unrealized gains, a proposal that could harm charities and philanthropists who are providing much-needed support to vulnerable populations.

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Forging a New Path in Higher Education: University of Austin (UATX)

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In this Donor Briefing, Pano Kanelos, University of Austin (UATX) founding president, will discuss higher education with Elise Westhoff, Philanthropy Roundtable’s president and CEO, and Windle Jarvis, Philanthropy Roundtable’s vice president of development.

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Donor Intent in Higher Education

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Higher education can be among the most rewarding areas for your donor dollars but it is also the most challenging sector for both donor intent and grant compliance. Unless you are careful, college and university administrations may ignore, creatively interpret, disregard, or directly violate your donor intent.

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Breaking Down Barriers to Grow Great Schools

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Philanthropic investors have long supported the creation and growth of high-quality public schools of choice. However, access to financial capital to build new school facilities has been a barrier to charter school growth.

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Youth Entrepreneurship: Effective Community Based Programs Work

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Teaching K-12 students the value of personal responsibility is directly tied with creating opportunity for life outcomes. We know that an entrepreneurial mindset is critical to preparing youth to own their success as they move through life.

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What’s Next in the Fight for School Choice

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This virtual session will profile national experts who will provide their opinion on the opportunities and barriers funders may face in the next phase of expanding access to high- quality schools for all students. We know the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the school choice political chessboard and 2021 is now widely recognized as a banner year for school choice legislation. With a flood of Federal spending entering public education, dissatisfied students and families across the country, and concerns over learning loss, where are funders best positioned to help all families have access to great education options?

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What You Need to Know: Supreme Court Rules in Donor Privacy Case

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This timely conversation on the Supreme Court’s ruling on donor privacy in Americans for Prosperity Foundation v. Bonta will feature Christie Herrera, Philanthropy Roundtable's vice president of policy and government affairs, Americans for Prosperity’s Casey Mattox and Alliance Defending Freedom’s Zack Pruitt.

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What About the Kids? Advances in Protecting the Rights of Children

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Children are precious, yet our juvenile justice and child welfare systems are not currently protecting children and their futures in a way that matches our values. Join us as we learn how foster children in a number of states do not have the right to legal counsel while their abusive parents do, and what can be done about it.

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Let’s Get Technical: Education that Puts America to Work

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The conversation around the role in education for preparing students for the workforce has broadened over the years to include new, creative, and most importantly, effective options. Technical and trade education have demonstrated success when it comes to changing the

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