This page contains resources for funders and information about the Funders Census Initiative 2020.
This page includes resources, events, and information on Census 2020.
On March 26, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced his decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 decennial census, in response to a request from the Department of Justice. To understand what happened, the implications of adding the question, and to begin a discussion about how to respond to the new question, join this emergency briefing for funders.
The Census 2020 HTC map application was developed by the CUNY Mapping Service at the City University of New York's Graduate Center. The Mapping Service, part of the Center for Urban Research, engages with foundations, government agencies, businesses, nonprofits, and other CUNY researchers to use spatial information and analysis techniques to develop and execute applied research projects. The Census 2020 HTC map reprises a similar applicationdeveloped by CUNY for the 2010 census.
“I’ve never seen the amount of support, investment, the breadth and depth of partnerships that I’m seeing for 2020,” one census outreach organizer said.
Join the philanthropic community for a discussion about the Supreme Court's decision on the census citizenship question, featuring the national organizations leading the response.
This infographic explains why the 2020 Census is important, why it's difficult to do accurately, and gives funding recommendations.
This infographic explains why the 2020 Census is particularly important to California and offers recomendations for funders.