Thursday, May 1, 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.

Thursday, May 1, 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.

Wednesday, April 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.

Tuesday, April 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.

Friday, April 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

Friday, April 4, 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.

Friday, April 4, 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

Wednesday, April 2, 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.

Monday, March 31, 2014

The Council on Foundations Governance Committee has nominated the following individuals to serve on the Council’s Board of Directors