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Posted Date: Fri, 05/01/2015 - 16:00
The Council on Foundations applauds Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) for introducing The Public Good IRA Rollover Act of 2015 (S.1159). This measure would make permanent and expand the IRA charitable rollover, a valuable incentive for Americans to contribute to charitable organizations across the...
Posted Date: Tue, 04/28/2015 - 13:28
Even as the high human, economic, environmental, and planetary costs of climate change come into sharper focus, global greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise, tightening the timeframe for a transition to a low-carbon future. Climate change exacerbates growing pressures on life-sustaining...
Posted Date: Tue, 04/28/2015 - 13:17
Civil Society in America faces the challenge of storytelling. Democracy thrives on the free availability of information and viewpoints. We must guard against hegemony that stifles innovation and protect voices of the marginalized. To do so, we should ensure that everyone's story is told.
Posted Date: Mon, 04/27/2015 - 12:36
On Feb. 11, the Ford, Knight, Open Society, MacArthur, and Mozilla, Foundations together launched NetGain: Working Together for a Stronger Digital Society as a major shared initiative.
Posted Date: Fri, 04/24/2015 - 10:28
In this week's Washington Snapshot: Advocacy Push: Tell Senators to Act on the America Gives More Act; News from the Hill; Trending in Legal Affairs; Philanthropy News & Op-Eds; and more!
Posted Date: Fri, 04/17/2015 - 15:50
In this week's Washington Snapshot: Sector Submits Tax Reform Comments to Senate Finance; News from the Hill; Trending in Legal Affairs; Philanthropy News & Op-Eds; Events of Interest at Annual Meeting; and more!
Posted Date: Thu, 04/16/2015 - 16:00
The Council’s 2015 Annual Meeting is only a little more than a week away! Over the past year, Council has worked with members, colleagues, leaders in the field, academics, and many other important voices to lay the groundwork for a multi-year thought leadership project called the Evolution of...
Posted Date: Thu, 04/16/2015 - 09:15
With Spring Break behind us, making plans for the end of the school year and summer is in full effect...
Posted Date: Tue, 04/14/2015 - 10:00
Kim Bluitt, Member Relations Director, Pacific Q&A with Jonathan Lorenzo Yorba, President & CEO, The Community Foundation Serving the Counties of Riverside & San Bernardino,
Posted Date: Fri, 04/10/2015 - 13:23
In this week's Washington Snapshot: News from the Hill; Continue the Conversations from Philanthropy Week; Keep up the Pressure on the Senate; Trending in Legal Affairs; Philanthropy News & Op-Eds; Events of Interest at Annual Meeting; and more!
Posted Date: Fri, 04/10/2015 - 11:10
Leonard Aube, Executive Director of the Annenberg Foundation, passed away this week. He will be remembered for his courage and vision in serving Los Angeles, and providing over $2 billion in support to more than 2,500 non-profits around the world.
Posted Date: Wed, 04/08/2015 - 15:00
Council on Foundations Q&A with Ann Sewill, Vice President of Housing & Economic Development, California Community Foundation
Posted Date: Fri, 04/03/2015 - 13:42
In this week's Washington Snapshot: News from the Hill; Regulatory News; Trending in Legal Affairs; Philanthropy News & Op-Eds; Events of Interest at Annual Meeting; and more!
Posted Date: Tue, 03/31/2015 - 09:45
Special Women’s History Month Post Featuring Ford and W.K. Kellogg Foundations Grantee Women’s Enews
Posted Date: Fri, 03/27/2015 - 14:07
In this week's Washington Snapshot: News from the Hill; Trending in Legal Affairs; Philanthropy News & Op-Eds; and more!

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