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Thursday, April 27, 2017

The Council on Foundations, which represents nearly 1,000 philanthropic organizations, announced new leadership to its Board of Directors, as well as several new members.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Today, the Council on Foundations released the following statement from President and CEO Vikki Spruill.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

The Council on Foundations opened its Annual Conference in Dallas, Texas, this week with a special address from President George W. Bush.

RE:Philanthropy Blog

Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 12:37pm

Council President and CEO Vikki Spruill spoke with Champions for Social Good's Jamie Serino about Leading Together, the Sustainable Development Goals, and more.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 10:30am

Healing Across the Divides (HATD) is a new member of the Council on Foundations.

Monday, April 3, 2017 - 1:27pm

I am delighted to introduce you to the Council’s private philanthropy newsletter!

Washington Snapshot

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Tax Reform Update - Debate continues as charitable issues receive increasing attention; Bill seeks to extend charitable contribution carryover for public utilities; President signs EO to "buy and hire American"; In the States - Constitutional property tax exemption at risk in Louisiana; New Mexico donor disclosure bill vetoed.
In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Tax Reform Update - Congress may be in recess this week, but tax reform is still the talk of the town; Congress Adjourns for Recess Without Clear Strategy on Spending Legislation; Gorsuch Swearing In Returns SCOTUS to Full Capacity; White House Lifts Hiring Freeze, but Still Looks to Scale Back Agencies; In the States - Reining in Red Tape.
In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Tax Reform Update - Congress and the administration have yet to reach consensus on an approach to tax reform; Government funding is set to expire at the end of this month; Private foundations and the charitable deduction—yes, you may lobby; In the States - Congressional action, inaction affecting state policy agendas.