Council & Member News Feed

Posted Date: Fri, 12/18/2015 - 12:11
Just before noon on December 18, the Senate voted to pass the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act making the IRA Charitable Rollover permanent law.
Posted Date: Thu, 12/17/2015 - 13:05
ARLINGTON, Va— The Council on Foundations issued the following statement upon the passage of a bill in the House of Representatives making the IRA Charitable Rollover and two other charitable giving incentives permanent law.
Posted Date: Wed, 12/16/2015 - 16:04
A proposed rule by the IRS would allow charities to file an additional information return by February 28th each year that includes taxpayer identification information for donors who contribute $250 or more, and provide a copy of the return to these donors in lieu of a contemporaneous written...
Posted Date: Fri, 12/11/2015 - 14:31
In this week's Washington Snapshot: Extender Negotiations Coming Down to the Wire; CRS Releases New Report on Endowments; Comments for IRS Gift Substantiation Proposal Due Soon; New Jersey Tax Challenge Heard 'Round the Country; Oregon Op-Ed Explains Why Charitable Giving Incentives are...
Posted Date: Fri, 12/11/2015 - 09:09
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) provide an opportunity to not only address challenges in developing countries, but also to make progress on many of the same challenges that persist in ‘developed’ countries.
Posted Date: Fri, 12/04/2015 - 16:00
In this week's Washington Snapshot: Take Action Now on Extenders; Bill Introduced to Simplify Car Donations; Comments for IRS Gift Substantiation Proposal Due Soon; Update on Financial Action Task Force (FATF); Donor Initiated Funding and the Public Support Test; Governors Order Nonprofits to...
Posted Date: Tue, 12/01/2015 - 17:33
Today, more than 30,000 organizations, countless individuals, and a host of policymakers are celebrating the importance and impact of charitable giving and philanthropy. Under the banner of #GivingTuesday, Henry Timms & New York’s 92nd Street YMCA in partnership with the UN Foundation have...
Posted Date: Tue, 12/01/2015 - 10:00
According to The Chronicle of Philanthropy, the nation’s top 50 donors committed $1.6 billion to support a wide range of scientific research initiatives. The foundations investing in scientific research are helping to pave the way for many significant advances that are saving lives, reducing costs...
Posted Date: Fri, 11/20/2015 - 17:33
In this week's Washington Snapshot: Urge Congress to Make Charitable Tax Extenders Permanent; New PRI Bill Introduced in Senate; Ways & Means Subcommittees; Input Needed: Council Comments on IRS Gift Substantiation Proposal; FATF Seeks Comments from Nonprofits; State Budget Challenges...
Posted Date: Mon, 11/16/2015 - 17:32
Last Friday, a string of terror attacks took place across Paris, killing more than 130 people on a warm, lively Friday evening. The day before, a double suicide bomb attack killed more than 40 people and wounded 200 more in a market in South Beirut. These attacks happened the same week as a bomb at...
Posted Date: Fri, 11/13/2015 - 16:17
In this week's Washington Snapshot: Don't Miss out on Community Foundation Week; News from the Hill; Regulatory News; Happening Around the Globe; Trending in Legal Affairs; Happening in the States; Philanthropy News & Op-Eds; and more!
Posted Date: Fri, 11/06/2015 - 14:48
In this week's Washington Snapshot: Community Foundation Week Starts Next Thursday; News from the Hill; Regulatory News; Trending in Legal Affairs; Happening in the States; Philanthropy News & Op-Eds; and more!