RE: Philanthropy Blog

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 10:00am

September 2016 updates on the Council's Global Philanthropy Program including news about the Sustainable Development Goals and UN General Assembly events, grantmaking laws and regulations in China, Cuba and around the world, news about a new Council hire for corporate philanthropy, and upcoming meeting and events.

Tuesday, September 13, 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 12, 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.

Sunday, September 11, 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 10, 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.

Friday, September 9, 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 8, 2016 - 9:00am

This blog is part of the Council on Foundations' 17 Days, 17 Goals sereis, 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 7, 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.

Friday, September 2, 2016 - 9:00am

In the days leading up to the first anniversary of the launch of the Sustainable Development Goals, the Council on Foundations will feature US philanthropic organizations and projects that are tackling the goals with a blog series - 17 Days, 17 Goals - as part of our SDGs & Philanthropy Initiative.

Thursday, September 1, 2016 - 3:00pm

Providing grants to colleges and universities is a central function of many corporate foundations. Company foundations are often asked to provide support to educational institutions that train potential employees. And as a recent inquiry to Legal Affairs demonstrates, as long as the foundation’s support does not materially aid the company in recruiting or training workers, grants may be made to educational institutions without fear of engaging in any self-dealing prohibitions.