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Posted Date: Wed, 08/09/2017 - 10:00
At the Citi Foundation, we believe that success is a combination of the impact we can generate directly through our grant making and the influence we can have on others by amplifying what works (or what isn’t working)—and most importantly why success matters.
Posted Date: Tue, 08/08/2017 - 17:00
Keep up with community foundations developments for August.
Posted Date: Mon, 08/07/2017 - 16:40
Software for National Standards is modernizing and being streamlined. Eula Tatman of the Pikes Peak Community Foundation explains her first impressions of the new system.
Posted Date: Fri, 08/04/2017 - 11:34
The Council on Foundations is proud to team up with San Diego Grantmakers to support the Veterans Philanthropy Exchange, which aims to help veterans and their families transition back into civilian life in an effectiveand holistic way.
Posted Date: Thu, 08/03/2017 - 14:00
In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Tax Reform Update: Attention shifts from health care to tax reform; Mnuchin pushes for “clean” raise to debt ceiling; Wray confirmed as FBI Director; In the States: Challenges to Property Tax Exemptions.
Posted Date: Wed, 08/02/2017 - 11:10
Meghan Ervine, the Council's communications intern, interviews her fellow interns as their time with us comes to a close. They reflect on their internships, lessons learned, and plans for the future.
Posted Date: Tue, 08/01/2017 - 17:20
How can diversity, equity, and inclusion be integrated into philanthropic organizations? Rebecca Cisek and David Daniels explain how they're seeking to include DEI into the culture of the Bainum Family Foundation.
Posted Date: Mon, 07/31/2017 - 12:30
The philanthropic sector has taken steps to address the lack of inclusion of women and people of color in its talent pool. But newly released research from the Council on Foundations reveals that several demographics often are missing from philanthropic talent conversations and decisions.
Posted Date: Thu, 07/27/2017 - 13:57
In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Tax Reform Update - Senate begins debate on health care, tax reform continues moving forward; Update on Treasury personnel; President Trump issues EO for Commerce Department; In the States - State budgets remain in flux, NYC arts funding plan to promote...
Posted Date: Thu, 07/27/2017 - 11:53
Despite concerted efforts by the field to advance more diverse, inclusive, and equitable recruitment and retention practices, the proportions of women and racial/ethnic minorities on foundation staff and at the most senior levels of leadership has changed very little over the past five and 10 years...
Posted Date: Wed, 07/26/2017 - 10:15
In a surprise move, on July 24 House Speaker Paul Ryan announced that the tax reform framework will be released later this week. The expectation is that the House Ways and Means Committee will take that framework and turn it into a tax reform bill.
Posted Date: Tue, 07/25/2017 - 12:25
The Community Foundations National Standards Board, a supporting organization of the Council on Foundations, announced three new board members.
Posted Date: Tue, 07/25/2017 - 12:20
Former Robert W. Scrivner Award for Creative Grantmaking winner Shelley Trott describes Robert Scrivner's legacy and what the award means to her.
Posted Date: Tue, 07/25/2017 - 03:30
This month's corporate philanthropy update shares some new resources for corporate members and looks ahead to some exciting events coming up soon.
Posted Date: Mon, 07/24/2017 - 15:00
July's monthly global update features the Council's first-ever analysis of international giving by large U.S. community foundations, recent and upcoming global events, cross-border philanthropy news, and the Council's 2016 Grantmaker Salary and Benefits (GSB) Full Report.