Posted Date: Thu, 04/16/2015 - 16:00
Isssues: Public Policy
The Council’s 2015 Annual Meeting is only a little more than a week away! Over the past year, Council has worked with members, colleagues, leaders in the field, academics, and many other important voices to lay the groundwork for a multi-year thought leadership project called the Evolution of American Philanthropy Initiative.
Posted Date: Thu, 04/16/2015 - 09:15
With Spring Break behind us, making plans for the end of the school year and summer is in full effect...
Posted Date: Tue, 04/14/2015 - 10:00
Kim Bluitt, Member Relations Director, Pacific Q&A with Jonathan Lorenzo Yorba, President & CEO, The Community Foundation Serving the Counties of Riverside & San Bernardino,
Posted Date: Wed, 04/08/2015 - 15:00
Isssues: Environment, Health, Housing, Impact Investing, Partnerships and Collaborations, Public Policy
Council on Foundations Q&A with Ann Sewill, Vice President of Housing & Economic Development, California Community Foundation
Posted Date: Tue, 03/31/2015 - 09:45
Special Women’s History Month Post Featuring Ford and W.K. Kellogg Foundations Grantee Women’s Enews
Posted Date: Wed, 03/25/2015 - 10:09
Isssues: Children, Youth, and Family
While the Perrin Family Foundation has spent the past two decades supporting the leadership development of young people in Connecticut, our understanding of and approach to leadership development has undergone a dramatic shift.
Posted Date: Tue, 03/17/2015 - 09:47
A few weeks ago, we were happy to join several hundred of our colleagues in San Francisco for Hispanics in Philanthropy’s (HIP) 2015 Conference and HIPGiver Gala. The daylong series of events focused on Latino leadership in the philanthropic sector, as well as exploring the needs and opportunities for investing in the Latino community.
Posted Date: Fri, 03/06/2015 - 10:44
Today, the Council on Foundations is releasing its 2014 Grantmakers Salary and Benefits Report. The most comprehensive source on national foundation staff composition and compensation, the report provides us with an opportunity for self-reflection about our individual management practices. It also serves as a stark reminder of the demographic changes the country and field are experiencing.
Posted Date: Thu, 03/05/2015 - 13:59
Isssues: Public Policy
An engaged group of seventy funders came together January 27 for a learning forum hosted in Los Angeles by the Council on Foundations and Southern California Grantmakers entitled, “Politics, Policy, and Philanthropy: How Your Funding Priorities Could be Impacted This Year.” The 2016 election cycle is already well underway and with it comes unique opportunities and challenges affecting the nonprofit and philanthropic sectors at the federal, state and local levels.
Posted Date: Fri, 02/27/2015 - 10:59
Isssues: Disaster Grantmaking
As parts of our country face extreme cold and snow while others are still recovering from last summer’s floods, fires, and tornadoes, we are constantly reminded the immediate effects natural disasters can have on our communities.