Newsletters

Friday, September 21, 2018 - 10:00am

Natalie Ross discusses the news for global philanthropy this September, including UNGA, the SDGs, upcoming events, and more.

Friday, September 14, 2018 - 3:21pm

Brad Ward discusses disaster response resources, DAFs and the upcoming CEO Roundtable, new tools, and more in the September issue of Community Philanthropy Update.

Friday, September 7, 2018 - 1:03pm

Natalie Ross recaps the Inclusive Economic Prosperity convening in the Twin Cities, details new reports from the Council, and highlights upcoming and past events.

Friday, August 24, 2018 - 3:25pm

Lindsay Mason discusses her recent trip to Israel, and the lessons she learned from the leadership experience curated by the Shusterman Family Foundation, and outlines new resources and events from the Council.

Friday, August 17, 2018 - 4:13pm

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.

Friday, August 10, 2018 - 6:36pm

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.

Friday, August 3, 2018 - 2:11pm

Natalie Ross discusses the 2018 HUD award winners, upcoming council events, and staffing changes at the Council in the August Private Philanthropy Update.

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 9:25am

Lindsay Mason provides key updates for corporate philanthropy leaders.

Friday, July 20, 2018 - 2:05pm

The UN’s High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) in New York City this month was an opportunity for governments and partners to review global progress on achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). During the meetings, 47 countries completed Voluntary National Reviews to show progress on the SDGs, along with New York City, the first municipality to do so. The U.S. did not complete a voluntary national review. Canada did, and the Canadian’s analysis of their work on the SDGs highlighted several commitments, including $100M in 2018 to go toward a new SDG Unit to better support SDG implementation and coordination.

Friday, July 13, 2018 - 1:36pm

Last month at Legal Matters in Milwaukee, among the 50 community foundation colleagues in attendance, I argued that a newly defined role for community foundations is solidifying for the field. That role is to create the atmosphere, culture, and ecosystem for shared ownership of community.