Council & Member News Feed

Posted Date: Thu, 11/20/2014 - 15:54
For nonprofits to thrive, they must invest in strong leaders to strategically navigate the challenges faced along the organization’s life cycle. While most organizations recognize the importance of leadership development, many are unable to afford the high cost of coaching services.
Posted Date: Thu, 11/20/2014 - 09:00
The Council on Foundations announced that this month Laura Tomasko will begin a new role at the White House, where she will focus on impact investing public policy and philanthropic engagement. During her four years at the Council, she managed public-philanthropic partnership projects and led an...
Posted Date: Tue, 11/18/2014 - 08:00
Huntingburg, Indiana became a “Stellar Community” on August 14, 2014, a distinction that will earn the city $10 million in state monies to fund communities’ projects for strategic development plans.
Posted Date: Mon, 11/17/2014 - 15:28
The Council on Foundations today announced the newest members of its network team, which focuses on building community and facilitating the flow of information and ideas across the philanthropic sector. Stephanie McGencey will serve as Senior Network Manager working in the Mid-Atlantic, and Jenny...
Posted Date: Fri, 11/14/2014 - 11:10
In this week's Washington Snapshot: America Gives More Act; Happening on the Hill; Trending in Legal Affairs; Post-Election Webinar Recap; Philanthropy News; Upcoming Events; and more!
Posted Date: Thu, 11/13/2014 - 13:29
Philanthropy in San Diego is healthy and growing thanks to community residents from Carlsbad, Oceanside, Escondido, Ramona, 4SRanch-Del Sur, Rancho Bernardo, Chula Vista, La Jolla and San Ysidro collaborating through pooled philanthropy and a shared vision to build a powerful catalyst for immediate...
Posted Date: Tue, 11/11/2014 - 08:00
As a nation we cherish the value of service. Few among us take this spirit to heart more than our men and women in uniform. Coming from all walks of life, they join forces to safeguard our country.
Posted Date: Fri, 11/07/2014 - 11:07
In this week's Washington Snapshot: Highlights from the Midterm Elections; Homestretch on the America Gives More Act, White House Philanthropic Aide Departing; Trending in Legal Affairs; Philanthropy News & Op-Eds; Upcoming Webinar: What's New with National Standards; and more!
Posted Date: Thu, 11/06/2014 - 11:32
Tim moved to the Derby School District toward the end of his sixth-grade year. He was withdrawn and spent most lunch hours alone in the cafeteria. Fellow students made attempts at befriending Tim, but soon found that he could not communicate with them — Tim was deaf and used sign language to...
Posted Date: Tue, 11/04/2014 - 15:31
In this week's Washington Snapshot: Homestretch on the America Gives More Act; Post-Election Analysis Webinar; Regulatory News; Trending in Legal Affairs; Philanthropy News & Op-Eds; Upcoming Webinar: What's New with National Standards; and more!
Posted Date: Fri, 10/31/2014 - 13:56
The second a disaster strikes, it is a terrible situation; something you cannot imagine. The next few minutes, hours, days, and weeks could be worse. The good news is, with the right collaborative team in place, they can be better.
Posted Date: Tue, 10/28/2014 - 13:03
Columbus, Indiana is a town of 46,000 best known for being the worldwide headquarters of Cummins Inc. and according to the Smithsonian Magazine a “veritable museum of modern architecture”
Posted Date: Tue, 10/28/2014 - 08:00
Former Council Board Member Sharon King passed away last week after more than 40 years of service to the field. She will be remembered for her tireless dedication to philanthropy and to promoting social justice.
Posted Date: Fri, 10/24/2014 - 13:40
In this week's Washington Snapshot: Recap: 2014 Fall Conference for Community Foundations; Council President Defends Endowed Philanthropy in New York Times; Happenings on the Hill; Congress: Pass the America Gives More Act During Lame Duck; Trending in Legal Affairs; Philanthropy News & Op...