Council & Member News Feed

Posted Date: Thu, 06/21/2018 - 13:00
In This Week's Edition of Snapshot New Study Estimates $17 Billion Drop in Charitable Giving for 2018; Tax Cuts 2.0?; New UBIT Rules for Nonprofits Might be Delayed; Wyden Calls for Investigation in Misuse of Charitable Organizations; 2020 Census Public Comment Opportunity; Marc Short Leaving...
Posted Date: Fri, 06/15/2018 - 16:21
This June, the House Committee on Natural Resources sent a letter to the National Resources Defense Council (NRDC), in which committee members asserted that NRDC may need to register under FARA. Natalie Ross details why several of the reasons outlined by the committee could apply to many U.S....
Posted Date: Fri, 06/15/2018 - 12:41
Issues: Newsletters
Natalie Ross travels to the 86th Annual Mayor's Conference to discuss American support of the UN System, SDGs, and the Paris agreement.
Posted Date: Thu, 06/14/2018 - 15:30
In This Week's Edition of Snapshot House Appropriations Committee Advances Measure to Weaken Johnson Amendment; New Analysis of the REDUCE Act; Trump Administration to Release Plan for Reorganizing Executive Branch; Primary Elections Held in ME, NV, ND, SC, and VA; In the State: Blue States...
Posted Date: Mon, 06/11/2018 - 11:56
Randall Williams, the Council's communication intern, interviews the seven new Council interns on themselves, what they're hoping to learn from their internships, and what their super power would be.
Posted Date: Fri, 06/08/2018 - 16:11
Brad Ward describes the scholarship slump, as well as new events and resources for Council members in the June newsletter.
Posted Date: Thu, 06/07/2018 - 14:00
In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Senate Finance Committee Hearing Set to Consider Tax Court Nominees; Sen. Johnson Calls on IRS to Eliminate Schedule B; Start Now Helping Your Community Prepare for the 2018 Hurricane Season; and Primaries in CA, IA, and MT Highlight Busy Primary Day Across...
Posted Date: Fri, 06/01/2018 - 16:36
Issues: Newsletters
Talia Rivera discusses the work the Skillman Foundation is doing in Detroit around education, describes upcoming events and webinars, and provides recent relevant articles.
Posted Date: Fri, 05/25/2018 - 11:15
I can’t believe the month of May is almost over and I am embarking on my 60th day at the Council! I have enjoyed meeting various corporate foundations and hearing about the amazing work you are leading across the country during my first two months. This week, I met with Tiffany & Co. to learn...
Posted Date: Thu, 05/24/2018 - 15:00
In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Bill Targeting University Endowments and Contributions Introduced; Charitable Giving Discussed at Senate Hearing; Attacks Against Johnson Amendment Continue; Ways and Means Announces Subcommittee Updates; IRS Provides Guidance for Grantmakers and Donors;...
Posted Date: Tue, 05/22/2018 - 09:00
The Council on Foundations has named Ruth LaToison Ifill as its new Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. She will lead efforts to develop and implement strategic initiatives, tools, educational programs and opportunities that foster a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion among...
Posted Date: Mon, 05/21/2018 - 12:08
Issues: Amplify
While I have made meaningful professional contributions, I find myself at a juncture in my career where investing in my professional development will enable me to make a more significant impact as I look to transition into the executive leadership ranks with a foundation or leading the...
Posted Date: Fri, 05/18/2018 - 17:18
Natalie Ross discusses the concept of power in philanthropy, including a new Grantcraft guide as well as the book New Power, and outlines new opportunities for global grantmakers to engage with the Council.
Posted Date: Thu, 05/17/2018 - 14:00
In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Bill to Increase Charitable Giving Introduced in House; IRS Funding to be Considered by Senate Committee; Ways and Means Holds Hearing on Tax Reform's Impact (So Far); Council Urges Treasury to Delay New UBIT Provisions; In the States: States Respond to...
Posted Date: Fri, 05/11/2018 - 12:11
Brad Ward discusses the Inclusive Economic Prosperity convening in Spartanburg, SC, and highlights new opportunities to engage with the Council, including speaking at the Leading Together conference in 2019.