Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 9:00am
Who is the community foundation voice in Washington to “prove the worth” of DAFs? David Bennett, Executive Director of Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne, shares his thoughts on why when it comes to protecting community foundation interests in Washington, no organization can match the depth of talent and breadth of knowledge that is provided by the Council on Foundations.
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 1:10pm
National Standards Executive Director Lara Kalwinski describes the role the Standards program took in the crafting of the 2017 CHARITY Act and other recent happenings that benefit community foundations across the country.
Monday, June 12, 2017 - 9:40am
Throughout the month of June, we remember and honor those affected by the tragedy in Orlando. We lift up those who have worked to recover, aided by the many who have contributed funds, time, and energy to the communities that were impacted. We also celebrate the many achievements of the LGBTQ community and the advancements made toward LGBTQ equality.
Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 1:00pm
Jennifer Price-Letscher, a member of the 2017 Career Pathways cohort, reflects on what she learned about leadership and philanthropic risk taking at a Career Pathways session at the Council's Annual Conference in Dallas, Texas.
Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 2:30pm
This blog spotlights Community Foundation of the Lowcountry, which was one of 10 recipients of the 2017 HUD Secretary’s Award for Public-Philanthropic Partnerships. The awards are a joint effort between the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Council on Foundations and honor 10 innovative and impactful cross-sector initiatives that have increased the quality of life for low- and moderate-income Americans living in urban, suburban, and rural communities across the nation.
Monday, May 15, 2017 - 4:24pm
The Career Pathways 2017 Cohort recently came together for three days in Dallas to delve deeper into our leadership visions for philanthropy and hear from phenomenal leaders in the sector.
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 12:37pm
Council President and CEO Vikki Spruill spoke with Champions for Social Good's Jamie Serino about Leading Together, the Sustainable Development Goals, and more.
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 10:30am
Healing Across the Divides (HATD) is a new member of the Council on Foundations.
Monday, April 3, 2017 - 11:24am
Now is a time of significant opportunity for community foundations.
Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 1:00pm
In honor of Women’s History Month, we’d like to share the following blog post from the Community Foundation of Ireland. It offers excellent examples of ways a foundation can work to improve the lives of women and girls, and – in the spirit of December 2015’s Global Summit on Community Philanthropy – it’s a testament to the value of cross-border knowledge exchange.