RE: Philanthropy Blog

Monday, December 5, 2016 - 9:00am

Five trends in civil society for 2017. This post is part of our inaugural <a href="http://www.cof.org/2017-trendspotting-series">Trendspotting Series</a> profiling important ideas that will be shaping some major fields of interest in 2017.

Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 1:54pm

If your fund adviser is underage, they may not be in a position to correctly advise.

Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 1:25pm

Today is World AIDS Day — a time for people all over the globe to remember those we have lost to HIV and to recommit ourselves to ending the AIDS epidemic once and for all.

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 12:30pm

#GivingTuesday inspires our capacity to care for and empower one another.

Friday, November 18, 2016 - 4:06pm

Learn about upcoming Council events, recent work on the SDGs, reports from the Habitat Conference in Quito, and global aspects of our 2017 Annual Conference.

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 11:56am

November is Native American Heritage Month, a time for our nation to reflect upon the positive effect native peoples have had on the cultural development and growth of our country, as well as the struggles and challenges they continue to face.

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 - 10:19am

Find a range of community foundations updates for the month of November--events and activities to benefit your foundation, resources to learn and stay current, as well as links you can re-post or share with colleagues, donors, and board members.

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 - 8:00am

We all knew that November was going to be a tumultuous month (if you hadn't heard, there's an election today). When the polls close and the dust settles, the country could be set on one of a number of starkly different paths. Perhaps because of this uncertainty, President Obama took the opportunity to lift up one of the few truly bipartisan issues by declaring November National Entrepreneurship Month.

Monday, November 7, 2016 - 4:05pm

Director of Community Philanthropy Brad Ward shares the big takeaways from Strengthening Community: Finding Synergies between Leadership and Donor Engagement, a recent Council member workshop about what it takes to operate a successful community foundation in this century.

Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 1:55pm

In this week’s edition of Trending in Legal Affairs, the legal team explains foundation events, elections, and political campaign activity.