Council & Member News Feed

Posted Date: Thu, 11/02/2017 - 17:00
In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: House GOP Leaders Release Tax Reform Bill; Treasury Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy Named Acting Commissioner of IRS; Congress Must Raise Debt Limit by January 2018; In the States: Locals Focus on Supporting Community Nonprofits and Volunteers, North...
Posted Date: Thu, 10/26/2017 - 15:45
In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Tax Reform Update: House votes on key measure to advance tax reform; tax bill expected next week, IRS releases 2017-2018 Priority Guidance, In the States: Elected official fundraising for nonprofits under review in the states.
Posted Date: Wed, 10/25/2017 - 08:00
The Council on Foundations is thrilled to co-host the first-ever North American Community Foundations Summit in Mexico City. I am excited to think creatively and collaboratively with philanthropy peers from across North America to ensure that our changing communities leave no one behind.
Posted Date: Tue, 10/24/2017 - 10:00
We just concluded the third Council on Foundations Endowments and Finance Summit, where more than 100 foundation CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, board members and other leaders met to consider the future of the philanthropic sector. Based on post-event buzz and input from participants, it seems to have been our...
Posted Date: Mon, 10/23/2017 - 10:45
Updates from Natalie Ross, Senior Director of Global Philanthropy, for October 2017.
Posted Date: Fri, 10/20/2017 - 11:00
In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Tax Reform Update: Senate to vote on legislation that would lay the path for tax reform, Repealing the Johnson Amendment Remains a Target, A reflection on executive and regulatory activity in the Trump Administration, In the States: Elected official...
Posted Date: Thu, 10/19/2017 - 16:00
I know from speaking with many of you that it's been a busy fall, both at the Council and within your organizations. I want to make sure you're aware of some special meetings and calls we're scheduling in the next month so you can get these on your calendars.
Posted Date: Thu, 10/19/2017 - 12:00
From Charlottesville to Las Vegas, Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria and now the California fires, it has been a devastating couple of months. The Council will continue to activate our support networks and national reach to provide greater scope in backing the community foundations in affected areas.
Posted Date: Fri, 10/13/2017 - 08:45
As the NFL season has officially kicked off, I am reminded of the positive ways that so many athletes are effecting change off the field.
Posted Date: Thu, 10/12/2017 - 15:08
In this week's edition of Snapshot: Non-itemizers charitable deduction bill introduced in the House, Congress makes progress on key budget milestones for passing tax reform, Top Ways & Means member raises UBIT at tax reform event, Democrats urge colleagues to maintain the Johnson Amendment...
Posted Date: Thu, 10/12/2017 - 12:00
For five years, I have been fortunate to work for a foundation that has implemented continuous learning and commitment into its core values. In holding to these core values, our CEO is committed to intentionally seeking out opportunities for her team to learn and develop. In October 2016, she and...
Posted Date: Tue, 10/10/2017 - 12:30
Noah Atencio, Vice President of Community Impact for Community First Foundation in Arvada, Colorado, was awarded the 2017 Robert W. Scrivner Award for Creative Grantmaking, one of the most prestigious honors for innovative grantmakers.