Council & Member News Feed

Posted Date: Thu, 05/01/2014 - 15:40
The Council on Foundations wrote to the Department of Treasury and the IRS this week to urge them to prioritize several regulations and guidance documents that impact our members.
Posted Date: Thu, 05/01/2014 - 12:11
Smart investors believe in California. They flock to it for the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship that has made it the world’s 8th largest economy. Now, with Los Angeles County facing a major college graduation crisis, these same smart investors are backing the educational future of low-...
Posted Date: Thu, 05/01/2014 - 10:34
The Council on Foundations is excited to launch Seasons of Giving, a quarterly newsletter with valuable insights to help you advance your work and increase your impact.
Posted Date: Wed, 04/30/2014 - 10:00
Today, over 30 philanthropic organizations and corporations announced pledges totaling more than $170 million over the next five years to support veterans and military families. The Philanthropy-Joining Forces Impact Pledge was announced today by Joining Forces and a coalition of leading...
Posted Date: Tue, 04/29/2014 - 19:23
Council on Foundations President and CEO Vikki Spruill will join First Lady Michelle Obama, Dr. Jill Biden, and grantmakers from around the country on April, 30 for the announcement of the Philanthropy-Joining Forces Impact Pledge. Made by over 30 funders, this pledge aims to bring support to...
Posted Date: Tue, 04/29/2014 - 10:04
In this issue: Council Submits Extenders Testimony, IRS Releases Proposed Form 1023-EZ, Georgetown Exempt Organizations Law Program, Philanthropy News and Op-Eds
Posted Date: Tue, 04/29/2014 - 09:04
In this issue:Latest on Tax Extenders Movement, Wyden Elected Joint Committee on Taxation Chair, Other Interest Groups Speak Up on Tax Reform, Regulatory News,Philanthropy News and Op-eds
Posted Date: Mon, 04/28/2014 - 17:22
Silicon Valley Community Foundation is in the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area, close to the campuses of companies like Google, Facebook and Apple. Companies like these have made the region a leader in the global economy and a hub of innovation. The Bay Area is home to a diverse population of...
Posted Date: Thu, 04/24/2014 - 11:23
The proudest moment of Ruben Garcia’s life was when he watched his first child graduate from Boulder High School last spring. The father of three and his wife know how much it took for their son to reach the important milestone. They will tell you that their work with him started before preschool.
Posted Date: Thu, 04/17/2014 - 13:52
The Community Foundation of Western Nevada embarked upon a resident engagement initiative in 2013 centering on improving the lives of runaway, homeless and aging-out foster youth, ages 12-24.
Posted Date: Tue, 04/15/2014 - 11:19
Are you looking for ways to improve innovation at your organization? Sometimes innovative ideas aren’t shared because people don’t know who to take them to. Or, they think that others would judge the idea’s value based on the person contributing it. If you are looking to spur innovation at your...
Posted Date: Fri, 04/11/2014 - 14:19
In this week's Washington Snapshot, you'll find: Springtime in DC, at long last; Ways and Means Hearing on Tax Extenders; Lois Lerner in More Hot Water; 501(c)(4) Regulations on Slow Track; Grassley Prods IRS on Nonprofit Hospitals; Volunteerism Rates Hit Record Low; Survey Finds Many...
Posted Date: Fri, 04/11/2014 - 14:11
In this week's This Week at the Council, you'll find: Pre- and Post-conference Registrations Open for Philanthropy Exchange; #CF100: Engaging the Community; WATCH: Big Data and Philanthropy; Better than Colbert!; Emerging Philanthropy at the Council; Tweet of the Week; Upcoming Events
Posted Date: Thu, 04/10/2014 - 12:14
The Council on Foundations is commemorating the 100th anniversary of the creation of the first community foundation by shining a spotlight on the myriad ways these important institutions are making a difference – and discussing how these vital institutions will serve their communities during the...

Pages

Subscribe to Blog Entry View