RE: Philanthropy Blog

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 10:45am

As companies file their 2018 taxes, several corporate philanthropic leaders have contacted the Council with concerns surrounding the new excise tax. As part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, Section 4960 of the bill imposes a 21 percent excise tax on highly-paid executives of nonprofit organizations.

Friday, April 5, 2019 - 3:15pm

Karabi Acharya of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation discusses the importance of maintaining a global view for problem-solving as a grantmaker.

Monday, April 1, 2019 - 11:30am

We announced our work to reimagine Council membership and asked for feedback as we review Council membership and dues. More than 400 individuals – representing grantmaking organizations of different types, sizes, geographies, and member status – responded to our survey and shared ideas. Natalie Ross discusses what we learned from the responses.

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 1:22pm

Meaghan Calcari Campbell discusses issues of equity within philanthropy, as well as what led her to a career in the field.

Monday, February 4, 2019 - 4:45pm

Gene Cochrane and Kathleen Enright detail the new policy transition team that will be leading the Council's presence in DC.

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 3:08pm

In this post, AON outlines potential claimants that may bring a lawsuit against your organization.

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 9:30am

Stephen Heintz, in remarks given at the 2018 Awards ceremony, discusses the state of philanthropy and the role of philanthropy in the current political climate.

Monday, October 29, 2018 - 12:12pm

John Cochrane discusses how community foundations can take advantage of Opportunity Zones, and describes the work U.S. Impact Investing Alliance is doing around Opportunity Zones.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 12:03pm

A. Sparks discusses how powerful philanthropy can be when philanthropic leaders are intentional in thinking through inclusion, as well as her experiences in the Career Pathways program.