Council & Member News Feed

Posted Date: Tue, 03/21/2017 - 09:15
Maxsalia Salmon, the first Atlas Corps Fellow to serve at the Council, reflects on her journey to the Council.
Posted Date: Mon, 03/20/2017 - 15:00
Issues: Press Release
The Council on Foundations is pleased to announce that Ronald B. Richard, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Cleveland Foundation, will receive its Distinguished Service Award. The Award is philanthropy’s highest honor and celebrates a visionary leader who embodies the inspirational...
Posted Date: Mon, 03/20/2017 - 09:00
Issues: Press Release
The Council on Foundations is pleased to announce that Janelle Carter Brevard has been named Vice President of Communications and will lead the Council’s strategic communications efforts to advance its policy and programmatic agenda.
Posted Date: Thu, 03/16/2017 - 16:00
In this Week’s Edition of Snapshot: Meet our team; Tax Reform Update - ACA repeal faces obstacle following the release of a CBO report; East coast snow storm prompts a bipartisan road trip from Texas to D.C.; The President’s budget is released; President Trump issues new executive order; In the...
Posted Date: Thu, 03/16/2017 - 11:10
What do Mexico, Pakistan, Indonesia, and the U.S. have in common, when it comes to helping implement the Sustainable Development Goals?
Posted Date: Wed, 03/15/2017 - 14:28
This month ushers in some of the greatest occasions: March Madness, St. Patrick’s Day, and the first day of spring. What more could you ask for?
Posted Date: Thu, 03/09/2017 - 16:00
In this Week’s Edition of Snapshot: Council and other foundation leaders meet with Members of Congress; Tax Reform Update - Bill to repeal ACA is introduced, tax reform to follow; The Council files amicus briefs in recent legal cases; In the States - California Speaker establishes select committee...
Posted Date: Wed, 03/08/2017 - 13:40
Today is International Women’s Day (IWD). Celebrated on March 8 of every year, IWD celebrates women around the world and their achievements.
Posted Date: Tue, 03/07/2017 - 11:20
In April, my tenure as chair of the Council on Foundations’ Board of Directors will end, and I will near completion of my board service.
Posted Date: Fri, 03/03/2017 - 09:54
In this Week’s Edition of Snapshot: Tax Reform Update: President Trump addresses Congress, Secretary Mnuchin speaks on tax reform, Chairman Brady vows to repeal the Johnson Amendment, and the Council and colleagues speak out in defense of nonpartisanship; Legislation to invest in “opportunity zones...
Posted Date: Tue, 02/28/2017 - 16:46
Many years ago the community foundation executives in Wisconsin met to collectively talk about a growing concern. At the time, any organization could call itself a community foundation, and if their actions gave the term a bad name, we could all suffer the consequences.