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Fri, 05/02/2014
This week, at the American Red Cross national headquarters, First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden joined Council President and CEO Vikki Spruill, Chairman of the Board of the American Red Cross Bonnie McElveen-Hunter, senior government officials, military leaders, and foundation executives from across the country to announce the Philanthropy-Joining Forces Impact Pledge.
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Thu, 05/01/2014
The Council on Foundations is excited to launch Seasons of Giving, a quarterly newsletter with valuable insights to help you advance your work and increase your impact.
Date:
Thu, 05/01/2014
The Council on Foundations wrote to the Department of Treasury and the IRS this week to urge them to prioritize several regulations and guidance documents that impact our members.
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Wed, 04/30/2014
Today, over 30 philanthropic organizations and corporations announced pledges totaling more than $170 million over the next five years to support veterans and military families. The Philanthropy-Joining Forces Impact Pledge was announced today by Joining Forces and a coalition of leading foundations at an event hosted by the American Red Cross, Council on Foundations, and the White Oak Summit Steering Committee. The Philanthropy-Joining Forces Impact Pledge - initiated by Blue Shield of California Foundation, the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation, the Lincoln Community Foundation, and the McCormick Foundation - creates a community of funders and builds momentum for programs that will support service members, veterans and their families, in local communities as the country draws down from twelve years of war.
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Tue, 04/29/2014
Council on Foundations President and CEO Vikki Spruill will join First Lady Michelle Obama, Dr. Jill Biden, and grantmakers from around the country on April, 30 for the announcement of the Philanthropy-Joining Forces Impact Pledge. Made by over 30 funders, this pledge aims to bring support to service members, veterans, and military family causes over five years.
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Fri, 04/11/2014
In this week's This Week at the Council, you'll find: Pre- and Post-conference Registrations Open for Philanthropy Exchange; #CF100: Engaging the Community; WATCH: Big Data and Philanthropy; Better than Colbert!; Emerging Philanthropy at the Council; Tweet of the Week; Upcoming Events
Date:
Fri, 04/04/2014
In this week's This Week at the Council, you'll find the following: Talking Big Data at the Council; Connecting Philanthropy at the 2014 Philanthropy Exchange; Council Members Join Forces to Support Veterans and Military Families; 2014 Centennial Fall Conference for Community Foundations, Rates Announces; Statement from Vikki Spruill on Dave Camp Retirement; Nominations to the Council Board; 10 Things Every New Foundation Board Member Should Know; Tweet of the Week
Date:
Fri, 04/04/2014
The Council on Foundations is commemorating the 100th anniversary of the creation of the first community foundation by shining a spotlight on the myriad ways these important institutions are making a difference – and discussing how these vital institutions will serve their communities during the next 100 years.
Date:
Wed, 04/02/2014
On behalf of the Council on Foundations, I would like to thank Chairman Camp for his decades of public service to the people of Michigan and to the U.S. House of Representatives. We wish him the very best in months and years ahead.
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Mon, 03/31/2014
The Council on Foundations Governance Committee has nominated the following individuals to serve on the Council’s Board of Directors
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Fri, 03/28/2014
In this weeks issue: WINGSForum 2014, The Council and Commonfund Study Private Foundation Investments, Don't Miss Out on Philanthropy Exchange, President Obama Announces Climate Data Initiative, Tweet of the Week
Date:
Mon, 03/17/2014
Issues:
Due to inclement weather, the Council offices are closed on Monday, March 3, 2014. You can still contact us at (703) 879-0600 or membership@cof.org and Council staff will respond to you as quickly as possible.
Date:
Mon, 03/17/2014
Next month, the Council on Foundations and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation are kicking off a new webinar series on issues affecting philanthropy at a national level.
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Fri, 03/14/2014
In This Week at the Council, you'll find: New Speakers Announced for Philanthropy Exchange, Aligning Social Action, Lessons from the Ozarks, Columbus Survey Deadline Extended, Growth in Nonprofit Job Market, Tweet of the Week, and more!

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