Public Policy

In this week's Washington Snapshot: Philanthropy Week in Washington 2015 - It's a Wrap; News from the Hill; News from the Administration; Trending in Legal Affairs; News from the States; and more!

An engaged group of seventy funders came together January 27 for a learning forum hosted in Los Angeles by the Council on Foundations and Southern California Grantmakers entitled, “Politics, Policy, and Philanthropy: How Your Funding Priorities Could be Impacted This Year.” The 2016 election cycle is already well underway and with it comes unique opportunities and challenges affecting the nonprofit and philanthropic sectors at the federal, state and local levels.

In this week's Washington Snapshot: A Vital Pipeline: How Donor Advised Funds Engage New Donors and Boost Communities; Join Us For Philanthropy Week in Washington; News from the Hill; Trending in Legal Affairs; Philanthropy News & Op-Eds; Urban Institute Survey on IRA Charitable Rollover; Events of Interest; and more!