Last Friday, a string of terror attacks took place across Paris, killing more than 130 people on a warm, lively Friday evening. The day before, a double suicide bomb attack killed more than 40 people and wounded 200 more in a market in South Beirut.
On September 25th at the United Nations, 193 countries ratified the Sustainable Development Goals, a set of global targets that will serve as a new global framework for how governments, philanthropy, non-profits, and the private sector can work together t
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In 2012, the Department of Treasury and the IRS issued proposed regulations applicable to private foundations seeking to make grants to foreign organizations using equivalency determinations.
Learn more about online resources and recent webinars for funders working to address the European refugee crisis.
The Center for Disaster Philanthropy, together with the Council on Foundations, the European Foundation Centre, and the UPS Foundation, hosted a webinar to discuss how private funders can address the crisis at 12 p.m. ET on Tuesday, September 15, 2015.
The Council on Foundations and WINGS discussed the relevance of these reports to grantmakers and the Hudson Institute and CIVICUS shared insight around current trends in the regulation of philanthropy and civil society around the world.
The Council actively asserts its leadership role in the global policy space to ensure a positive regulatory environment for global philanthropy.
Over the last two years, the Council has been actively engaging with the intergovernmental Financial Action Task Force (FATF) as they have taken steps that could shift the global regulatory environment for cross-border philanthropy.
As part of COF’s global philanthropy program, this members-only teleconference provided an overview on policy developments in Mexico that are impacting the flow of U.S. philanthropy into the country.