Council & Member News Feed

Posted Date: Fri, 12/20/2013 - 16:10
In this issue: Council letter featured in The New York Times; Council Announces Philanthropy Week in Washington; Budget agreement passed; Tax Policy Happenings; Thune-Wyden Letter on the Charitable Deduction
Posted Date: Fri, 12/20/2013 - 11:15
From testimony before the Ways and Means Committee and Foundations on the Hill to the launch of our Network Team and publication of new resources, 2013 has been quite an eventful year for the Council and the philanthropic field. Check out all our 2013 highlights!
Posted Date: Thu, 12/19/2013 - 21:12
The Council on Foundations is proud to release the 2013 Grantmakers Salary Tables. This annual publication is one of the most comprehensive sets of data on U.S. foundations’ staff compensation available. The release of the Salary Tables preludes the upcoming Grantmakers Salary and Benefits Report,...
Posted Date: Tue, 12/17/2013 - 10:10
We are pleased to partner with the Cleveland Foundation to promote a groundbreaking international project that will inform community philanthropy around the globe. The Community Foundation Atlas will be unveiled at our Centennial Year, Fall Conference for Community Foundations next October 20-22 in...
Posted Date: Fri, 12/13/2013 - 16:20
In this issue: Council President Responds to Critical New York Times Op-Ed; Senate Democrats host Council President for Conversation; Thune-Wyden Letter on the Charitable Deduction; Budget Agreement Reached; Tax Policy Happenings; IRS Nominee Promises to Investigate Nonprofit Fraud; Trending...
Posted Date: Fri, 12/06/2013 - 15:15
In this issue:Thune-Wyden Letter on the Charitable Deduction; Tax Reform on hold until 2014; New IRS 501(c)(4) political activity regulations; Public Good IRA Rollover Act; Budget Conference Deadline Looms; Pay for Success Incentive Fund; American Enterprise Institute report on giving; Experiments...
Posted Date: Wed, 12/04/2013 - 12:40
This past Sunday, December 1st, marked the 25th annual World AIDS Day, an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV/AIDS. We know that private philanthropy has played a catalytic role in the response to HIV/AIDS, increasing from a mere $216,000 in 1983 to roughly $500,000,...
Posted Date: Tue, 12/03/2013 - 15:15
On November 20, in conjunction with the Charitable Giving Coalition’s “Protect Giving Day,” Senators John Thune (R-SD) and Ron Wyden (D-OR) issued a letter in full support of the charitable deduction. This letter is a perfect example of the growing bipartisan support for preserving the full value...
Posted Date: Fri, 11/29/2013 - 14:40
This is an incredibly exciting time at the Council on Foundations. We recently wrapped up our Fall Conference for Community Foundations Conference in San Diego, our fourth major conference since I came to the Council. We have launched several major products, such as a study on private foundation...
Posted Date: Fri, 11/29/2013 - 14:37
Members can now download the 2012 Council on Foundations–Commonfund Study of Investments for Private Foundations through the Council store. We are making this resource available to our members at no cost (a $750 value), so be sure to get your copy today.
Posted Date: Wed, 11/27/2013 - 12:51
In this Issue: Spotlight on the Charitable Giving Coalition Fly-in; Highlights of the Day; Lunch Briefing for Congressional Staff; Thune-Wyden Letter on the Charitable Deduction; A Busy Week in Tax Reform; Chairman Baucus Discussion Drafts; Senator Schumer IRA Rollover Bill; Senator Schumer IRA...
Posted Date: Wed, 11/27/2013 - 12:44
In this Issue: Charitable Giving Coalition D.C. Fly-In; Lawmakers Huddle on Tax Reform; Post Investigation Aftermath; Celebrating Community Foundation Week; Philanthropy and Nonprofits in the Media; The charitable deduction's individual impact; Foundations engage New Yorkers in policy...
Posted Date: Wed, 11/27/2013 - 12:37
In this Issue: Charitable Giving Coalition D.C. Fly-In; Tax Reform Hearsay; Post Investigation Aftermath; Philanthropy in the Media; Jessie Ball duPont Fund and The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida; Council of Michigan Foundations; Detroit seeks input of foundations into city's...
Posted Date: Wed, 11/27/2013 - 12:32
In this Issue: Tax Reform Uncertain as Budget Talks Begin; Noteworthy News and Op-eds; Washington Post investigation and sector response; Knight Foundation report on nonprofit news ventures; Decision-making in tough economic times; Redistribution of private charitable dollars; Interview with...
Posted Date: Wed, 11/27/2013 - 12:21
In this Issue: Charitable Giving Coalition D.C. Fly-In - Nov. 20th; Federal Tax Reform Buzz; Noteworthy News; Knight Foundation debuts digital book; State-level developments; HUD Secretary's Award for Public-Philanthropic Partnerships; Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland - Housing First...

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