RE: Philanthropy Blog

Thursday, April 7, 2022 - 10:25am

Philanthropy can advance important ideas for a nation still emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic and grappling with racial injustice and extreme political division. But we must hold ourselves accountable, too.

Tuesday, March 29, 2022 - 4:00pm

As Americans witness the atrocity of the Russian government’s illegal war on Ukraine, many of us feel frustrated, and even helpless. The forces at work are too large for us to imagine that we can affect them.

Wednesday, February 2, 2022 - 10:00am

These recommendations establish new standards to make sure DAFs continue to be a flexible, effective, and transparent vehicle to invest in and support causes and communities that we and our donors care about. Over the coming weeks and months, we will work with the Council to engage the philanthropic sector in a dialogue about these recommendations.

Wednesday, February 2, 2022 - 10:00am

The Working Group, which was convened by the Council on Foundations, clearly heard the critics of our field. Their thoughtful recommendations address the core concerns about DAFs while preserving the flexibility that makes DAFs so useful in supporting creative and collaborative philanthropy.

Thursday, January 20, 2022 - 10:30am

2021 was a year of focus and renewal for the Council on Foundations. Guided by a new 20-year vision for the sector, we collaborated with our member community to create lasting impact through knowledge products, field training programs, and more.