Council & Member News Feed

Posted Date: Fri, 06/03/2016 - 14:58
In this week's Washington Snapshot: International Tax Reform Blueprint Forthcoming; Chairman Hatch Follows-up with Private Museums; FEMA Releases National Preparedness Report; DAFs & "Pledging" Allegiance to Donors; The Personal Side of State Budget Intransigence; and more!
Posted Date: Thu, 06/02/2016 - 16:30
June Update debuts a monthly post on all things community foundations at the Council. This feature is loaded with recent blog postings, resources for you, as well as a reminder of the various staff at the Council here to help.
Posted Date: Fri, 05/27/2016 - 16:38
At the World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) in Istanbul, more than 6000 attendees discussed how the global community delivers aid for the world’s most vulnerable people, especially given commitments to leave no one behind within the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The two-day event included a mix...
Posted Date: Fri, 05/27/2016 - 13:10
In this week's Washington Snapshot: This Week in Tax Reform; Council on Location: The World Humanitarian Summit; “Industry Issue Resolution” Program Expanded to Include Tax-Exempt and Governmental Entities; Scholarships & Quid Pro Quos: Honoring Those Who Served Through a Writing...
Posted Date: Thu, 05/26/2016 - 15:40
Research Associate Brandolon Barnett explains how to use the 2015 Grantmakers Salary and Benefits Report.
Posted Date: Tue, 05/24/2016 - 10:05
Today, I am pleased to announce the release of the Council on Foundations’ 2015 Grantmakers Salary and Benefits Report (GSB). Since the Council first began researching compensation more than 35 years ago, this annual report has grown from a small set of salary tables into one of the most extensive...
Posted Date: Tue, 05/24/2016 - 10:00
Issues: Press Release
New research by the Council on Foundations released today provides important benchmarking data on the salary, compensation, and demographics of U.S. foundations. The 2015 Grantmakers Salary and Benefits Report is the largest and most comprehensive report on foundation staff composition and...
Posted Date: Fri, 05/20/2016 - 16:23
The Council on Foundations is pleased to announce that Floyd Mills has been named its Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, a new position intended to advance the Council’s work to promote inclusiveness as a fundamental operating principal in philanthropic organizations. The Council...
Posted Date: Fri, 05/20/2016 - 13:35
In this week's Washington Snapshot: Department of Labor Publishes New Rule on Overtime Regulations; Council Submitted Comments on IRS Priority Guidance 2016-2017, Supporting Organizations; Senate Finance Committee Holds Hearing on Corporate Integration; Ways and Means to Hold Another Tax...
Posted Date: Thu, 05/19/2016 - 09:20
Philanthropy University is a global, free online university offering MOOC courses to anyone, but particularly targeting young men and women in the developing world who want to serve their communities. Some of our students are already working in NGOs. Others are students or people working in other...
Posted Date: Wed, 05/18/2016 - 15:22
On May 18, 2016, President Obama and Secretary Perez announced the publication of the Department of Labor’s final rule updating the overtime regulations. The Council has been following this issue closely and is here to help you understand how the changes could impact you and your organization.
Posted Date: Wed, 05/18/2016 - 12:58
On May 18, 2016, President Obama and Secretary Perez announced the publication of the Department of Labor's final rule updating the overtime regulations. Access a summary of the changes and additional resources.
Posted Date: Fri, 05/13/2016 - 16:18
In this week's Washington Snapshot: Corporate Tax Integration and Philanthropy: What Does it Mean?; Ways and Means Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Tax Reform; Council to Submit Comments on IRS Priority Guidance; Giving Greek: To Establish a Fund for a Fraternity, Find Charitable Purpose;...
Posted Date: Wed, 05/11/2016 - 15:48
When we face a new challenge, one of our first instincts is to reach out to someone for advice. By collaborating, sharing resources, and discussing common challenges, you and your peers multiply your impact and advance the common good. The Philanthropy Exchange is an online platform devoted to...
Posted Date: Fri, 05/06/2016 - 15:41
In this week's Washington Snapshot: Ways and Means Making Progress on Tax Reform Plan; Race-Based Scholarships and Proving an Applicant's Status; California Bill Seeks to Mandate Website, Fundraising Text for Organizations Throughout the U.S.; Shareholder Activism Targets Lobbying...