RE: Philanthropy Blog

Monday, April 27, 2015 - 12:36pm

On February 11, the Ford, Knight, Open Society, MacArthur, and Mozilla, Foundations together launched NetGain: Working Together for a Stronger Digital Society as a major shared initiative.

Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 4:00pm

Katherine La Beau

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.

Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 9:15am

With Spring Break behind us, making plans for the end of the school year and summer is in full effect...

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 10:00am

Kim Bluitt, Member Relations Director, Pacific Q&A with Jonathan Lorenzo Yorba, President & CEO, The Community Foundation Serving the Counties of Riverside & San Bernardino,

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 - 3:00pm

Council on Foundations Q&A with Ann Sewill, Vice President of Housing & Economic Development, California Community Foundation

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 9:45am

Special Women’s History Month Post Featuring Ford and W.K. Kellogg Foundations Grantee Women’s Enews

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 10:09am

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.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 9:47am

Jesse Salazar

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.

Friday, March 6, 2015 - 10:44am

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.

Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 1:59pm

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.