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About the Foundation for Public Affairs


The Foundation for Public Affairs — the research arm of the Public Affairs Council — conducts research on emerging issues and trends that affect the practice of public affairs.

One of the Foundation’s major projects is the Public Affairs Trend Lab, which explores the power of visual storytelling for advocacy. It provides dozens of case studies from leading companies and associations.

The Foundation also produces ground-breaking reports on subjects that include:

Because the Foundation is a charitable organization, most of its work products are available free of charge to members and the general public. It is funded through separate contributions from dedicated leaders in the Council membership. See who is on our Research Advisory Board.

View our list of recent supporters.

To learn more about supporting the Foundation, please visit our contributions page.