RE: Philanthropy Blog

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 2:01pm

There’s little doubt that impact investing has generated a lot of excitement, but has it translated into action?

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 9:03am

Here’s a story—a hypothetical one—what if Mike and Carol Brady established a foundation for their philanthropic giving? As of late, Legal Affairs has seen an increase in inquiries both relating to and from family foundations. As such, we thought it would be ‘groovy’ to highlight some frequently asked questions, while paying homage to our favorite 70s TV family.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 11:00am

We are pleased to announce the release of the Council’s 2016 Salary Tables. This year’s tables include salary data from nearly 10,000 full-time positions in foundations and corporate giving programs (representing over $1 billion in total salaries). The 1,010 grantmakers that participated in this year’s Grantmakers Salary and Benefits survey held a total of $285 billion in assets and gave $15 billion last year, all of which make this the largest and most comprehensive data set of compensation in the field of philanthropy.

Friday, September 23, 2016 - 9:00am

This blog is part of the Council on Foundations' 17 Days, 17 Goals series, highlighting the Sustainable Development Goals and how American philanthropy is working in local communities to achieve these ambitious global goals, at home and around the world.

Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 9:00am

This blog is part of the Council on Foundations' 17 Days, 17 Goals series, highlighting the Sustainable Development Goals and how American philanthropy is working in local communities to achieve these ambitious global goals, at home and around the world.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 1:25pm

This blog is part of the Council on Foundations' 17 Days, 17 Goals series, highlighting the Sustainable Development Goals and how American philanthropy is working in local communities to achieve these ambitious global goals, at home and around the world.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 9:00am

This blog is part of the Council on Foundations' 17 Days, 17 Goals series, highlighting the Sustainable Development Goals and how American philanthropy is working in local communities to achieve these ambitious global goals, at home and around the world.

Monday, September 19, 2016 - 1:30pm

This blog is part of the Council on Foundations' 17 Days, 17 Goals series, highlighting the Sustainable Development Goals and how American philanthropy is working in local communities to achieve these ambitious global goals, at home and around the world.

Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 9:00am

This blog is part of the Council on Foundations' 17 Days, 17 Goals series, highlighting the Sustainable Development Goals and how American philanthropy is working in local communities to achieve these ambitious global goals, at home and around the world.

Saturday, September 17, 2016 - 9:00am

This blog is part of the Council on Foundations' 17 Days, 17 Goals series, highlighting the Sustainable Development Goals and how American philanthropy is working in local communities to achieve these ambitious global goals, at home and around the world.