Working in collaboration with the Center for American Progress, the Council co-hosted conversations among foundations, community development financial institutions, and investment firms about social impact bonds and Pay for Success. Out of these conversations, two issue briefs were created:
Operating foundations are private foundations that use the bulk of their income to provide charitable services or to run charitable programs of their own. They make few, if any, grants to outside organizations. To qualify as an operating foundation, specific rules, in addition to the applicable rules for private foundations, must be followed.
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In this issue:
- Chairman Camp Releases Tax Reform Proposal
- Philanthropy Week Update
- Council Submits Comments on Proposed 501(c)(4) Regulations
- President highlights foundations' investments in My Brother's Keeper initiative announcement
- State Activity
In this week's This Week at the Council, you'll read about:
- Tax Policy Debate Heats Up
- Philanthropy Week in Washington Final Preparations
- Council Responds to Chairman Camp
- Council to IRS: 501(c)(4) Rules Go Too Far
- Twitter Chat on Friday, March 7, 12pm
- Private Foundation Investment Study
As President Obama presents his proposed budget and as Congress considers comprehensive tax reform, proposed policy changes could have a significant – and potentially harmful – impact on philanthropy’s effectiveness. That’s why the Council on Foundations is pleased to welcome nearly 150 leaders from throughout the philanthropic sector for the first annual Philanthropy Week in Washington March 3-7, 2014.
In this week's issue:
- Senate Philanthropy Caucus Briefing During Philanthropy Week
- Camp tax reform plan expected next week
- More tax extenders buzz
- Polarized views on IRS political activity rules
- IRS 2013 Changes to Form 990-PF
- State Activity
In this week's This Week at the Council you'll read about:
- Gearing Up for Philanthropy Week in Washington
- Reminder: Call For Sessions
- Video: Creating Effective Stories Lawmakers Will Remember
- Community Foundations Use Information to Drive Impact
- Deadline Extended: Field Comment on National Standards Revisions
The Community Foundations National Standards Board (CFNSB) announces an extension to the public comment period for the Proposed Revised National Standards. These revisions are being made as part of a five-year review cycle and will remain open to public comment until February 26, 2014.
In this week's This Week at the Council, you'll read:
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