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Foundations on the Hill

Foundations on the Hill

Hosted by United Philanthropy Forum, in partnership with the Council on Foundations and Independent Sector, Foundations on the Hill (FOTH) is an annual opportunity for foundation executives, staff, and board members, philanthropy-serving organizations, and other philanthropic and social sector leaders to meet with their federal lawmakers, talk about issues of interest to philanthropy, and strengthen relationships with their representatives.

Foundations on the Hill 2024 and will take place in Washington, D.C. from Sunday, February 25 to Wednesday, February 28. FOTH is the largest public policy gathering of the philanthropic sector. The event will kick off with pre-conference sessions on the 25th, continue with a full day of programming on Monday, February 26, followed by meetings on the Hill on Tuesday, February 27 and Wednesday, February 28. CNJG will host a dinner for CNJG delegates in the evening on Tuesday, February 27.

The overall purpose of Foundations on the Hill is to:

  • Inform and educate Congress about philanthropy
  • Advocate on issues affecting foundations
  • Build CNJG’s relationships with lawmakers and their staff
  • Create visibility for foundations and philanthropy on Capitol Hill
  • Encourage Congress to view foundations as resources on key public policy issues