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Monday, July 13, 2015

Good morning! My name is Vikki Spruill. On behalf of the Council on Foundations and our global network of grantmaking foundations and corporations, I offer you warm greetings from the country’s philanthropic community.

Monday, June 15, 2015

This morning, Council President and CEO Vikki Spruill helped launch a new platform on the Huffington Post that highlights important developments and leading thinkers on social innovation. The blog features thoughts from leaders such as Clara Miller of the F.B. Heron Foundation and Maria Rodale of the Rodale Institute.

Friday, June 5, 2015

Working with our colleagues who understand the value of philanthropy, the Council's President & CEO Vikki Spruill co-wrote a letter to the editor with senior leaders from both United Way Worldwide and The Jewish Federations of North America.

RE:Philanthropy Blog

Friday, July 17, 2015 - 9:00am

Impact Investing is a hot topic for foundations, philanthropists and investors alike. And rightfully so. The ability to do good by offering financial support with capital that can be recycled over and over for multiple initiatives and missions is an attractive compliment to traditional grantmaking and other support. Creating the ability to greatly extend community impact, it is no wonder that organizations and individuals are responding to this funding mechanism.

Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 3:31pm

Well, the phrase “Culture of Health” can mean different things to different people. But in general, it means recognizing that health is an essential part of everything we do… And that every [BOG1]person deserves the chance to achieve well-being.

Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 2:30pm

In 2014, the Cleveland Foundation became the first community foundation in the world to turn 100 years old. After Frederick H. Goff founded Cleveland’s community foundation in 1914, the idea quickly took off across the United States and today there are an estimated 1,800 community foundations worldwide. This year, six more community foundations are celebrating their centennials with exciting investments in their communities.

Washington Snapshot

In this week's Washington Snapshot: News from the Hill; Regulatory News; Trending in Legal Affairs; Happening in the States; Philanthropy News & Op-Eds; and more!
In this week's Washington Snapshot: News from the Hill; Regulatory News; Trending in Legal Affairs; Happening in the States; Happening Around the Globe; Philanthropy News & Op-Eds; and more!
In this week's Washington Snapshot: News from the Hill; Regulatory News; Trending in Legal Affairs; Philanthropy News & Op-Eds; and more!