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Posted Date: Mon, 03/31/2014 - 16:19
Do you know more about apps for your phone than apps for your browser? Many are unaware that apps and other add-ons are available for their browsers, are often free, and can provide unique tools to make their online experience better. So if you are a busy philanthropic professional, what apps might...
Posted Date: Mon, 03/31/2014 - 15:02
The Council on Foundations Governance Committee has nominated the following individuals to serve on the Council’s Board of Directors
Posted Date: Fri, 03/28/2014 - 14:09
In this weeks issue: WINGSForum 2014, The Council and Commonfund Study Private Foundation Investments, Don't Miss Out on Philanthropy Exchange, President Obama Announces Climate Data Initiative, Tweet of the Week
Posted Date: Fri, 03/28/2014 - 09:04
In this issue: Council Releases Summary of Camp Bill, Federal Tax Policy News, Treasury Solicits Input on 2014-15 Priority Guidance Plan, IRS TE/GE Reorganization, Other Happenings on the Hill, State Issues
Posted Date: Thu, 03/27/2014 - 16:35
Monterey County, California, is a remarkable place. Great beauty. Great resources. We have Pebble Beach, Big Sur, Salinas and Salinas Valley (Steinbeck Country), and Monterey Bay. We also have a large immigrant population, here largely to help harvest the vegetables that land on your dinner table...
Posted Date: Fri, 03/21/2014 - 12:00
In this week's edition of Washington Snapshot: Council to Senate: Preserve & Expand IRA Rollover; More on the Tax Reform Act of 2014; Property Tax Proposal in Connecticut; California Senate Votes "No" on Political Activity Bill; New Papers on the Future of State Charities...
Posted Date: Thu, 03/20/2014 - 16:34
In the Quad Cities, a bi-state community situated on the Mississippi River in Iowa and Illinois, three students drop out of high school every school day… meaning that between 600-700 students drop out of school every year. While our community’s drop out problem is less severe than in other...
Posted Date: Mon, 03/17/2014 - 13:16
Next month, the Council on Foundations and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation are kicking off a new webinar series on issues affecting philanthropy at a national level.
Posted Date: Mon, 03/17/2014 - 08:09
Due to inclement weather, the Council offices are closed on Monday, March 3, 2014. You can still contact us at (703) 879-0600 or membership@cof.org and Council staff will respond to you as quickly as possible.
Posted Date: Fri, 03/14/2014 - 16:50
In this week's snapshot, you'll read about: Camp Bill Sets Critical Precedents; 501(c)(4) Rules Elicit Strong Public Response; Philanthropy Week in Washington Recap; Other News in Philanthropy
Posted Date: Fri, 03/14/2014 - 15:23
In This Week at the Council, you'll find: New Speakers Announced for Philanthropy Exchange, Aligning Social Action, Lessons from the Ozarks, Columbus Survey Deadline Extended, Growth in Nonprofit Job Market, Tweet of the Week, and more!
Posted Date: Thu, 03/13/2014 - 17:52
It’s tough running schools in rural Missouri. Tight budgets, strained resources, and dwindling state and federal funding all conspire against students in the Ozarks region, which is designated by the United States Department of Agriculture as an area of “persistent poverty.”
Posted Date: Wed, 03/12/2014 - 17:08
If you have not yet completed the survey, the deadline has been extended to Wednesday, March 19th. Be sure that your foundation is counted, and know that our team and your colleagues appreciate your time.
Posted Date: Fri, 03/07/2014 - 17:30
In this issue: Philanthropy Leaders Converge on D.C. for Philanthropy Week; President Obama Releases FY 2015 Budget; Chairman Camp's Tax Reform Bill; Lois Lerner Pleads the Fifth, Havoc Erupts; Social Impact Bonds Issue Briefs.
Posted Date: Fri, 03/07/2014 - 16:02
In This Week at the Council, you'll find: Philanthropy Week at the Council; Twitter Chat; Improving Social Impact Finance; Take Part in the Columbus Survey; Tweet of the Week

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