Newsroom

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

Friday, March 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

Monday, March 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.

Monday, March 17, 2014

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.