Council & Member News Feed

Posted Date: Fri, 11/05/2021 - 14:00
The top stories in Washington this week, including News From the Council, House to Vote on Infrastructure and Reconciliation Packages, Federal Healthcare Open Enrollment Extended, Remembering the Sacrifices of the Nation's Veterans, and Happening in the States.
Posted Date: Fri, 10/29/2021 - 12:00
The top stories in Washington this week, including News From the Council, Democrats Announce Build Back Better Framework, IRS Sets Standards on LLCs Seeking Exempt Status, Federal Reserve Board Webcast Conference on Topics of Diversity and Inclusion, Child Tax Credit Sign-Up Deadline Approaches in...
Posted Date: Thu, 10/28/2021 - 15:00
You may have started your career in philanthropy knowing that community foundations not only impact the neighborhoods they serve, but also inspire a commitment to the greater good across counties, states, and the country — or you may have learned this along the way. Community Foundation Week,...
Posted Date: Fri, 10/22/2021 - 14:00
The top stories in Washington this week, including News From the Council, Talks Ongoing on Democrats' Legislative Priorities, U.S. Department of Education Revamps Public Service Loan Forgiveness, USDA's Equity Commission Nomination, and Happening in the States.
Posted Date: Fri, 10/08/2021 - 13:00
The top stories in Washington this week, including News From the Council, Senate Approves Short-Term Debt Ceiling Fix, Welcoming Afghanistan Nationals: Resettlement Needs, USDA Announces Intent to Establish an Equity Commission - Solicits Nominations for Membership, White House Announces 2022...
Posted Date: Tue, 10/05/2021 - 11:38
The Council on Foundations (“the Council”) today announced the release of the 2021 Grantmaker Salary and Benefits Report (GSB), an annual analysis of key human resources trends that includes the most comprehensive data on the composition and compensation of U.S. foundations.
Posted Date: Tue, 10/05/2021 - 09:44
Many of us know that the philanthropic community has a critical role to play in addressing the increase in hate and hate crimes, but it’s not easy to figure out how to tackle this work.
Posted Date: Fri, 10/01/2021 - 13:30
The top stories in Washington this week, including News From the Council, Government Shutdown Averted: Debt Ceiling Looms, IRS Release "Tax Tip" on Charitable Deduction, Child Tax Credit Sign-Up Period Extended to November 15, Congress Discusses Economic Impacts of COVID-19, and Happening...
Posted Date: Fri, 09/24/2021 - 13:00
The top stories in Washington this week, including News From the Council, Congress Juggles Government Funding and Presidential Priorities, Operation Allies Welcome: Assisting Afghanistan Nationals' Resettlement in the U.S. , Child Tax Credit Sign-Up Deadline: October 15, Senate Confirms...
Posted Date: Fri, 09/24/2021 - 11:30
Advancing the greater good often starts with investing in our local communities. The resources that community foundations hold, whether through agency funds, endowments, or donor-advised funds, have significant potential to shape the future and reflect the values of those communities. When grants...
Posted Date: Fri, 09/17/2021 - 13:30
The top stories in Washington this week, including News From the Council, Democrats Propose Tax Changes through Budget Reconciliation, IRS Issues Update on Private Foundation Self-Dealing, Secretary Yellen Warns about Debt Ceiling, OMB Releases Federal Agency Racial Equity Assessment, and Happening...
Posted Date: Mon, 09/13/2021 - 11:14
Nonprofits and their funders know this challenge all too well—an organization has a great idea, so they begin to seek capital from funders or foundations. They hear the same answer regularly – “It sounds like a great idea. Come back to us after you’re further along.”
Posted Date: Mon, 09/13/2021 - 10:30
In response to a rise in anti-democratic extremism and hate groups in the U.S., the Council on Foundations (Council) today released Values-Aligned Philanthropy: Foundations Resisting Hate and Extremism. The report and accompanying online resource hub are part of the Council’s efforts to prevent...
Posted Date: Tue, 09/07/2021 - 11:27
Workplaces across the globe are in flux—and many are changing for the better. With more remote offerings, flexibility, and accommodations, we face a generational opportunity to codify accessibility and inclusion in institutions that have been exclusive for far too long.
Posted Date: Thu, 09/02/2021 - 15:00
With the UN General Assembly (UNGA) just a few weeks away, there is no shortage of challenges that will hinder the world’s capacity to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) by 2030. From the IPCC’s recent devastating climate report and natural disasters in every corner of the world to the...