Contact Us

The Council on Foundations will be closed on Friday, May 22, 2020 in order to give staff time to disconnect from work and care for themselves and their families. We will re-open on Tuesday, May 26, after the Memorial Day holiday. You can still contact us at (202) 991-2225 or and Council staff will respond to you as quickly as possible.


Call us at 800-673-9036 or 202-991-2225 from 9 a.m.–5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, and a staff member will respond to your needs or questions. E-mail us at

Council Office

1255 23rd Street NW, Suite 200
Washington, DC 20037

By metro, we are six blocks from the Dupont Circle Metro station on the Red Line or six blocks from the Foggy Bottom Metro station on the Blue, Orange, and Silve lines. 

Public parking is available in the garage directly beneath our building. Enter the alley on the right side of the building and then the garage is on the left.

Office Closures

The Council offices are closed every year on these U.S. holidays:

  • New Year's Day
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • President’s Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Veteran’s Day
    (November 11, 2019)
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Friday after Thanksgiving
  • Christmas

Are You a Reporter or Journalist?

If you need:

  • Facts/Data
  • Background information on a philanthropy issue
  • Information about U.S. philanthropy
  • Comment from the Council on Foundations

Contact or 202-991-5913