Public Policy

At a time when donor advised funds are growing in popularity and awarding many grants that support community programs, this research is designed to understand current practices, identify the extent of exemplary practices, and inform the community foundati

In this week's Washington Snapshot: August Recess; Council August Tool Kit; Dynamic Scoring Hearing; Eric Cantor Resigns; New Bills; Social Impact Bonds Senate Bill; Regulatory Updates; And more!

In this week's Washington Snapshot: Just Announced: August Recess Toolkit; Recap: House Passes America Gives More Act of 2014; Next Steps on Tax Extenders; Chairman Wyden Restates Commitment to Tax Reform; NEW in Snapshot: Trending in Council Legal A

In this week's This Week at the Council, you'll find: House Bill is a Big Win for Foundations; Community Foundations are "Coming Home"; Finalists Announced for 2014 Council Awards Program; Take Part in the #CF100 Video Contest; Philant

House Passes Key Charitable Bill; House Cuts IRS Budget; Council Summarizes Tax Policy Center Report; Coming Soon - Council Advocacy Toolkit; Op-ed on Immigrant Children Crisis; Social Impact Bonds in the Spotlight; Commentary Surrounding 1023-EZ Release;

In this week's Washington Snapshot: Coming Soon - Council Advocacy Toolkit; Charitable Extender Vote on House Floor; Tax Policy Center Analyzes Camp Proposal; Hill Activity Centers on Highway Trust Fund; Form 1023-EZ Goes Live; PA Nonprofits Can'

In this issue of Washington Snapshot: Republican Lawmakers Slam IRS Over Lost E-mails; Education Tax Incentives Hearing; Congress Focuses on Highway Trust Fund; Nonprofit Revitalization Act Takes Effect in New York; Impact Investing Policy Report Released

In this week's This Week at the Council, you'll read about: Impact Investing Policy Report Released; Call for Conference Ideas; WATCH: Tax Reform - Charting the Future of Philanthropy; Vote in the 2014 Council Awards Program