Council & Member News Feed

Posted Date: Thu, 08/23/2018 - 12:15
In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Johnson Amendment Attack Reiterated by Sen. Lankford; Bills to Repeal UBIT Changes Introduced in Senate; Bill to Reinstate Schedule B Requirements for All Nonprofits Introduced in Senate; Senate Finance Votes to Advance Treasury/IRS Nominations;...
Posted Date: Wed, 08/22/2018 - 12:17
This piece describes the work Abdirizak Mahboub has done in creating a cultural epicenter in the Midtown Plaza Mall in Wilmar, MN.
Posted Date: Tue, 08/21/2018 - 13:28
Chris Crothers, a member of the 2018 Career Pathways cohort, explains what the program has meant to him, and details the recent convening in Detroit.
Posted Date: Mon, 08/20/2018 - 12:26
Randall Williams interviewed the 2018 summer interns to gain insight into what they learned from their time at the Council.
Posted Date: Fri, 08/17/2018 - 16:13
Natalie Ross discusses the recent publication of The State of Global Giving by US Foundations: 2011-2015, outlining some of the key findings. She also discusses upcoming events and webinar, and provides new resources for global philanthropy.
Posted Date: Thu, 08/16/2018 - 09:00
Deborah Kasemeyer describes the "Deploying Foundation Capital in Place Based Community Investments " session at the upcoming Endowments and Finance Summit.
Posted Date: Tue, 08/14/2018 - 10:00
The State of Global Giving, a new report by the Council on Foundations and Foundation Center, reveals that global giving by U.S. foundations increased by 29% from 2011 to 2015, reaching an all-time high of $9.3 billion in 2015. With mounting challenges that transcend national boundaries, it’s...
Posted Date: Fri, 08/10/2018 - 18:36
Brad Ward provides an update on his recent trip to visit community foundations across the Midwest with Gene Cochrane, as well as the lessons they learned from the many conversations they had with industry leaders.
Posted Date: Fri, 08/10/2018 - 10:14
Brennan Gould, president and CEO of the Charlottesville Area Community Foundation, reflects on the city a year after the "Unite the Right" rally, and discusses the importance of acknowledging and addressing inequality.
Posted Date: Wed, 08/08/2018 - 12:15
Ridgway White, president of the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, describes their partnership with other organizations in Flint, Michigan, the success they've had in helping ensure access to quality education, and lessons learned from those partnerships.
Posted Date: Tue, 08/07/2018 - 08:59
Wendy Campos outlines some of the topics that will be covered in the Tax Update: Deep Dive Into Tax Reform and Recent IRS News and Guidance session at the 2018 Endowments and Finance Summit.
Posted Date: Fri, 08/03/2018 - 14:11
Natalie Ross discusses the 2018 HUD award winners, upcoming council events, and staffing changes at the Council in the August Private Philanthropy Update.
Posted Date: Thu, 08/02/2018 - 11:55
In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Johnson Amendment Attack Reiterated by Sen. Lankford; Bills to Repeal UBIT Changes Introduced in Senate; Bill to Reinstate Schedule B Requirements for All Nonprofits Introduced in Senate; Senate Finance Votes to Advance Treasury/IRS Nominations;...
Posted Date: Fri, 07/27/2018 - 09:25
Lindsay Mason provides key updates for corporate philanthropy leaders.
Posted Date: Thu, 07/26/2018 - 12:30
In This Week's Edition of Snapshot New Bill to Expand Foundation Scholarship Programs Introduced in House; Ways and Means Unveils Tax Reform 2.0 Summary; Senate Finance to Hold Hearing for Treasury/IRS Nominees; Senate Seeks to Avoid Shutdown Threats by Bundling Spending Bills; Primary Runoff...