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Friday, December 15, 2017 - 4:15pm

Season’s greetings from the Global Philanthropy team here at the Council! It finally feels like winter in D.C. and we’ve even had a taste of snow. Across the world, 2017 has been a year of change and transition. As the year ends, I’ve been reflecting on our program’s impact in 2017, especially as we plan for next year. Here are highlights from this year and sneak peeks into projects we are excited about for 2018.

Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 11:00am

As 2017 comes to a close, I’ve been reflecting on how much I’ve learned from you this year. When I transitioned to the role of Director of Community Philanthropy in 2016, from running a community foundation in Indiana, it was extremely important to me that I spoke to community foundation leaders about the present and future needs of our field. My goal was to use what I learned to create a focused learning journey and connections to topics and issues that are important to you.

Friday, December 8, 2017 - 1:40pm

It's insightful to learn how similar your needs and interests are to one another. Many of you expressed interest in learning strategies for cross-sector collaboration and performance management. You wanted to learn more about how the federal budget cuts were going to impact your grantmaking and the communities you serve.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 3:00pm

November ushers in the giving season and time to reflect on achievements met or unmet, and new aspirations for the coming year. Yet, this particularly November, turbulence across America continues.

Monday, October 23, 2017 - 10:45am

Updates from Natalie Ross, Senior Director of Global Philanthropy, for October 2017.

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 4:00pm

I know from speaking with many of you that it's been a busy fall, both at the Council and within your organizations. I want to make sure you're aware of some special meetings and calls we're scheduling in the next month so you can get these on your calendars.

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 12:00pm

From Charlottesville to Las Vegas, Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria and now the California fires, it has been a devastating couple of months. The Council will continue to activate our support networks and national reach to provide greater scope in backing the community foundations in affected areas.

Monday, October 2, 2017 - 9:00am

Updates from Natalie Ross, Senior Director of Global Philanthropy, for September 2017.

Friday, August 25, 2017 - 5:00pm

Updates from Natalie Ross, Senior Director of Global Philanthropy, for August 2017.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 3:30am

This month's corporate philanthropy update shares some new resources for corporate members and looks ahead to some exciting events coming up soon.