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: 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: 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.
Posted Date: Mon, 04/01/2019 - 11:30
We announced our work to reimagine Council membership and asked for feedback as we review Council membership and dues. More than 400 individuals – representing grantmaking organizations of different types, sizes, geographies, and member status – responded to our survey and shared ideas. Natalie...
Posted Date: Fri, 03/29/2019 - 09:39
Read updates on the resolution to override Trump's national emergency declaration , State Charitable Giving Incentive Bills, and more.
Posted Date: Fri, 03/22/2019 - 14:36
Lindsay Mason outlines what's waiting for our corporate members in Miami at Leading Together 2019,including topics on the impact of mergers, participate in a focus group on dues, and more.