Council & Member News Feed

Posted Date: Mon, 05/20/2019 - 10:25
A new report from the Women’s Philanthropy Institute is the first study in 10 years to analyze the landscape of U.S. women’s foundations and funds. Combining interviews and analysis of more than 200 organizations, Women’s Foundations and Funds: A Landscape Study helps fill this knowledge gap and...
Posted Date: Fri, 05/17/2019 - 12:50
Leading Together Conference Highlights, Upcoming Training Opportunities, Foundation Executive Roundtables, and more!
Posted Date: Thu, 05/16/2019 - 16:50
Read updates on new legislation to track effectiveness of opportunity zones, Budget Caps and appropriations, and more.
Posted Date: Wed, 05/15/2019 - 10:45
As companies file their 2018 taxes, several corporate philanthropic leaders have contacted the Council with concerns surrounding the new excise tax. As part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, Section 4960 of the bill imposes a 21 percent excise tax on highly-paid executives of nonprofit...
Posted Date: Tue, 05/14/2019 - 12:25
Issues: Press Release
The Council on Foundations today announced that Lumina Foundation President and CEO Jamie Merisotis has assumed the role of Chair of the Board of Directors. Merisotis was elected in November 2018, and began his term as Board Chair at the Council’s Leading Together 2019 conference. He succeeds...
Posted Date: Fri, 05/10/2019 - 16:15
Read Updates on Reimaging Council Membership, What's Happening this Summer at the Council, News, Research and More!
Posted Date: Thu, 05/09/2019 - 16:40
In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Preserve Charities and Houses of Worship Act Introduced; Request for Information on Opportunity Zones Regulations; At-Risk Community Index for 2020 Census; and States Continue Enacting Targeted Tax Credits.
Posted Date: Tue, 04/30/2019 - 13:20
Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Council on Foundations announced the 2019 winners of the Secretary’s Award for Public-Philanthropic Partnerships. The awards recognize innovative partnerships between foundations and government that have been critical in...
Posted Date: Fri, 04/26/2019 - 16:35
Reimagining Council Membership Updates, Leading Together 2019, Member Highlights, New Resources, Trends and more.
Posted Date: Fri, 04/19/2019 - 15:30
Read the latest updates on Global Philanthropy including member highlights, Free Virtual Learning Opportunities, and more
Posted Date: Fri, 04/12/2019 - 14:40
CA Proposted Doner-Advised Fund Legislation, Upcoming Community Foundation Executive Roundtables, Leading Together 2019, and more!
Posted Date: Fri, 04/05/2019 - 16:27
Read the latest on the Reimagining Council Membership Survey in our latest blog, upcoming events, and more!
Posted Date: Fri, 04/05/2019 - 15:15
Karabi Acharya of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation discusses the importance of maintaining a global view for problem-solving as a grantmaker.