Council & Member News Feed

Posted Date: Mon, 06/12/2017 - 09:40
Throughout the month of June, we remember and honor those affected by the tragedy in Orlando. We lift up those who have worked to recover, aided by the many who have contributed funds, time, and energy to the communities that were impacted. We also celebrate the many achievements of the LGBTQ...
Posted Date: Thu, 06/08/2017 - 13:00
Jennifer Price-Letscher, a member of the 2017 Career Pathways cohort, reflects on what she learned about leadership and philanthropic risk taking at a Career Pathways session at the Council's Annual Conference in Dallas, Texas.
Posted Date: Thu, 06/08/2017 - 13:00
In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Tax Reform Update - Congress must address a packed agenda before getting to tax reform; "Johnson Amendment" may be discussed in House hearing; DOE aims to reduce regulations following EO; President Trump unveils infrastructure plan in budget; In...
Posted Date: Thu, 06/01/2017 - 15:00
In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Take Action - Extend the Charitable Deduction to All Americans; Tax Reform Update - Competing legislative priorities complicate tax reform prospects; State Reliance on Federal Funds; New York Revitalization Act Amendments Go into Effect.
Posted Date: Thu, 06/01/2017 - 14:30
This blog spotlights Community Foundation of the Lowcountry, which was one of 10 recipients of the 2017 HUD Secretary’s Award for Public-Philanthropic Partnerships. The awards are a joint effort between the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Council on Foundations and honor 10...
Posted Date: Thu, 05/25/2017 - 12:00
In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Ways and Means holds tax reform hearing, tension builds around border adjustment idea; New research estimates sharp decrease in giving under proposed tax code changes; Trump administration releases FY 2018 budget; In the States - New York nonprofit...
Posted Date: Tue, 05/23/2017 - 17:18
Council updates on the 2017 Annual Conference, regulatory challenges in Hungary and China, our new Global Liaisons program, recent and upcoming webinars, and spring convenings for global grantmakers.
Posted Date: Thu, 05/18/2017 - 14:00
In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Tax Reform Update - Ways and Means Committee holds hearings, Senate gears up for tax reform; Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy named; Hearing on IRS reform scheduled for tomorrow; In the States - State budgets passing but on shaky footing; Mainers seek...
Posted Date: Mon, 05/15/2017 - 16:24
The Career Pathways 2017 Cohort recently came together for three days in Dallas to delve deeper into our leadership visions for philanthropy and hear from phenomenal leaders in the sector.
Posted Date: Thu, 05/11/2017 - 14:06
In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Tax Reform Update - Health care legislation passed the House — so what now for tax reform?; Private foundation excise tax simplification bill introduced in House; House Set to Hold Hearings on Tax Reform and IRS Reform; FBI Director, Census Director Are Out...
Posted Date: Tue, 05/09/2017 - 16:05
April came and went, and it packed a punch.
Posted Date: Thu, 05/04/2017 - 16:00
In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: BREAKING - House holding Johnson Amendment hearing today, President Trump signs EO; Tax Reform Update - White House releases tax plan, Congress continues toward health care and tax reform bills; Congress averts a government shutdown; President Trump’s first...
Posted Date: Thu, 05/04/2017 - 12:16
Issues: Press Release
The Council on Foundations released the following statement from President and CEO Vikki Spruill regarding the White House executive order on the Johnson Amendment.
Posted Date: Thu, 04/27/2017 - 08:30
The Council on Foundations, which represents nearly 1,000 philanthropic organizations, announced new leadership to its Board of Directors, as well as several new members.