The Council has six full-time attorneys with a breadth of experience on staff. This team of experts is a valuable resource to Council members, and is available to provide information on a wide range of topics that impact foundation operations.
In-Depth knowledge on Grants to and from Private Foundations
Frequently asked questions about legal basics and anti-terrorism.
While philanthropy that crosses national borders has much in common with its domestic counterpart, it also differs in significant and challenging ways.
This brief provides practical advice and tips on setting strategy, ensuring an on-the-ground presence, and selecting partners for U.S.-based companies with foundations and/or giving programs that are either venturing into the international giving arena or
Can a private foundation make a grant to a public charity that lobbies?
Outlines the difference between making grants through direct-giving programs and corporate foundations.
Making grants to dissolving organizations and what happens to unspent grant money if the organization does dissolve.
May a corporate foundation allow corporate board members who do not sit on the foundation’s board to designate grants from the corporate foundation?
When a private foundation makes grants to a public charity that jeopardizes the public charity's ability to pass the public support test.