From the Council

The Council on Foundations announced that this month Laura Tomasko will begin a new role at the White House, where she will focus on impact investing public policy and philanthropic engagement. During her four years at the Council, she managed public-philanthropic partnership projects and led an impact investing initiative focused on community foundations. Laura’s work at the Council, helping to promote and nurture philanthropic engagement in impact investing, has garnered national recognition for the impact of foundations and the innovative practices of the field.
The Council on Foundations today announced the newest members of its network team, which focuses on building community and facilitating the flow of information and ideas across the philanthropic sector. Stephanie McGencey will serve as Senior Network Manager working in the Mid-Atlantic, Jenny Harms will assume the role as Midwest Network Manager, and Lorne Steedley will assume the same role for the Southeast.
Former Council Board Member Sharon King passed away last week after more than 40 years of service to the field. She will be remembered for her tireless dedication to philanthropy and to promoting social justice.

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