RE: Philanthropy Blog

Monday, June 12, 2017 - 9:40am

Throughout the month of June, we remember and honor those affected by the tragedy in Orlando. We lift up those who have worked to recover, aided by the many who have contributed funds, time, and energy to the communities that were impacted. We also celebrate the many achievements of the LGBTQ community and the advancements made toward LGBTQ equality.

Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 1:00pm

Jennifer Price-Letscher, a member of the 2017 Career Pathways cohort, reflects on what she learned about leadership and philanthropic risk taking at a Career Pathways session at the Council's Annual Conference in Dallas, Texas.

Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 2:30pm

This blog spotlights Community Foundation of the Lowcountry, which was one of 10 recipients of the 2017 HUD Secretary’s Award for Public-Philanthropic Partnerships. The awards are a joint effort between the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Council on Foundations and honor 10 innovative and impactful cross-sector initiatives that have increased the quality of life for low- and moderate-income Americans living in urban, suburban, and rural communities across the nation.

Monday, May 15, 2017 - 4:24pm

The Career Pathways 2017 Cohort recently came together for three days in Dallas to delve deeper into our leadership visions for philanthropy and hear from phenomenal leaders in the sector.

Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 12:37pm

Council President and CEO Vikki Spruill spoke with Champions for Social Good's Jamie Serino about Leading Together, the Sustainable Development Goals, and more.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 10:30am

Healing Across the Divides (HATD) is a new member of the Council on Foundations.

Monday, April 3, 2017 - 11:24am

Now is a time of significant opportunity for community foundations.

Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 1:00pm

In honor of Women’s History Month, we’d like to share the following blog post from the Community Foundation of Ireland. It offers excellent examples of ways a foundation can work to improve the lives of women and girls, and – in the spirit of December 2015’s Global Summit on Community Philanthropy – it’s a testament to the value of cross-border knowledge exchange.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 10:00am

Council President and CEO Vikki Spruill and Tim Delaney, the President and CEO of the National Council of Nonprofits, published this opinion piece in The Hill about why the Johnson Amendment should be protected from currently pending bills that would repeal or significantly weaken it.