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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.
Posted Date: Sun, 09/18/2016 - 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: Sat, 09/17/2016 - 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: Fri, 09/16/2016 - 15:00
In this week's Washington Snapshot: Ways & Means Subcommittee Holds Hearing on University Endowments; Trump Shares Additional Insight into his Tax Plan; Senate Passes Bill to Improve Water Infrastructure; Koskinen Impeachment Hearing Postponed; DAFs: Appointed or Designated Advisors &...
Posted Date: Fri, 09/16/2016 - 13:17
What to do when an organization sets up a DAF, but designates a particular individual to make grant recommendations – that was the question a community foundation faced this week. In this case, the advisor wanted to fund a project of a private non-operating foundation; did Expenditure...
Posted Date: Fri, 09/16/2016 - 11:00
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, 09/15/2016 - 09:17
National Hispanic Heritage Month is observed each year from September 15 to October 15. During this time, we celebrate the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, the Caribbean and the Americas. The observation started in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage...