RE: Philanthropy Blog

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 5:20pm

How can diversity, equity, and inclusion be integrated into philanthropic organizations? Rebecca Cisek and David Daniels explain how they're seeking to include DEI into the culture of the Bainum Family Foundation.

Monday, July 31, 2017 - 12:30pm

The philanthropic sector has taken steps to address the lack of inclusion of women and people of color in its talent pool. But newly released research from the Council on Foundations reveals that several demographics often are missing from philanthropic talent conversations and decisions.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 12:20pm

Former Robert W. Scrivner Award for Creative Grantmaking winner Shelley Trott describes Robert Scrivner's legacy and what the award means to her.

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 9:25am

The Communications Department's summer intern, Meghan Ervine, shares her experiences visiting the Public Welfare Foundation with other Council interns.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 1:00pm

Natalie Ross shares key takeaways from the Council's new report, in collaboration with the Foundation Center, which offers the first-ever analysis of international grantmaking by U.S. community foundations.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 4:00pm

This month the Council is focusing on Leading Together through strong partnerships. Community Philanthropy Director Brad Ward kicks off the month with the following reflection.

Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 1:40pm

NGOsource's Senior Counsel, Martha Lackritz-Peltier, reflects on her experience at the Council's 2017 Leading Together Conference in Dallas, Texas.

Friday, June 30, 2017 - 9:30am

June is Immigrant Heritage Month, a time during which we celebrate our origins as a nation of immigrants. The Council’s staff, its board, it strategic partners, its member organizations and the communities they serve are all inclusive of immigrants. As a national organization and a leading voice within the philanthropic sector, the Council takes great pride in the diversity represented by this immigrant population and the rich difference of perspectives it brings to the important work our members do.

Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 4:15pm

The Council’s legal team regularly receives questions regarding the data security of foundation operations and donor and grantee information. Lara Kalwinski, Senior Counsel, connected with Lucy Bernholz to find the right expert to break down these issues for us. Meet Josh Levy a fellow at Stanford’s Digital Civil Society Lab, where he’s building a Digital Security Exchange to coordinate the digital security community and help it be more responsive to the needs of high-risk communities and civil society organizations.