Newsletters

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.

Friday, July 6, 2018 - 2:51pm

Talia Rivera discusses her recent trip to New York, highlighting the work that the Siegel Family Endowment is doing around technology, and outlines upcoming events for Council members.

Friday, June 22, 2018 - 1:30pm

Lindsey Mason talks about her experience at the ServiceUnites conference by Points of Light, an event focused on the power of volunteer engagements.

Friday, June 15, 2018 - 12:41pm

Natalie Ross travels to the 86th Annual Mayor's Conference to discuss American support of the UN System, SDGs, and the Paris agreement.

Friday, June 8, 2018 - 4:11pm

Brad Ward describes the scholarship slump, as well as new events and resources for Council members in the June newsletter.

Friday, June 1, 2018 - 4:36pm

Talia Rivera discusses the work the Skillman Foundation is doing in Detroit around education, describes upcoming events and webinars, and provides recent relevant articles.