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Posted Date: Wed, 10/05/2016 - 09:00
The Council on Foundations is pleased to announce the application period for its flagship leadership development program, Career Pathways, is open now through October 31, 2016. Through Career Pathways, the Council seeks to increase the number of candidates from diverse backgrounds in the leadership...
Posted Date: Mon, 10/03/2016 - 09:30
In the United States, LGBTQ History Month is celebrated during the month of October. It is an annual observance of LGBTQ history, and the history of the gay rights and related civil rights movements. LGBTQ History Month was first celebrated in 1994. Among the early supporters and members of the...
Posted Date: Thu, 09/29/2016 - 14:01
There’s little doubt that impact investing has generated a lot of excitement, but has it translated into action?
Posted Date: Thu, 09/29/2016 - 14:00
In this week's Washington Snapshot: Congress Passes Bill to Fund Government Through Early December; Bill Introduced in House to Delay Implementation of the DOL Overtime Rules; Policy Preview: Opportunities in Child Welfare; Self-Dealing & Family Foundations: What If the Brady Bunch had a...
Posted Date: Thu, 09/29/2016 - 09:03
Here’s a story—a hypothetical one—what if Mike and Carol Brady established a foundation for their philanthropic giving? As of late, Legal Affairs has seen an increase in inquiries both relating to and from family foundations. As such, we thought it would be ‘groovy’ to highlight some frequently...
Posted Date: Tue, 09/27/2016 - 15:55
The Council’s Endowments and Finance Summit is the premier annual event for those responsible for the strategic and effective management of foundations’ assets and resources. High level speakers attached to the 2016 convening include Alberto Ibargüen, President, CEO and Trustee, Johnson S. and...
Posted Date: Tue, 09/27/2016 - 11:00
We are pleased to announce the release of the Council’s 2016 Salary Tables. This year’s tables include salary data from nearly 10,000 full-time positions in foundations and corporate giving programs (representing over $1 billion in total salaries). The 1,010 grantmakers that participated in this...
Posted Date: Fri, 09/23/2016 - 13:57
In this week's Washington Snapshot: Voter Perceptions of the Charitable Sector; Formal Audit of Trump Foundation is Requested Amid Concerns of Self-Dealing; States File Lawsuit Against DOL to Challenge Overtime Rules; Election Day 2016: More than Presidential and Congressional Races;...
Posted Date: Fri, 09/23/2016 - 09:00
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.
Posted Date: Thu, 09/22/2016 - 09:00
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.
Posted Date: Wed, 09/21/2016 - 13:25
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.
Posted Date: Wed, 09/21/2016 - 10:15
On September 21, the United States became the first high-income nation to join Kenya, Colombia, Indonesia, and Ghana as pilot countries in the SDG Philanthropy Platform. The global SDG Philanthropy Platform, managed by Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, the Foundation Center, and UNDP, brings...
Posted Date: Tue, 09/20/2016 - 09:00
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.
Posted Date: Mon, 09/19/2016 - 13:30
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.