Council & Member News Feed

Posted Date: Fri, 07/06/2018 - 14:40
The Council on Foundations and FEMA have announced a new partnership, with the goal of increasing the efficiency of disaster relief.
Posted Date: Thu, 07/05/2018 - 15:00
The Pasa del Norte Foundation and Paso del Norte Health Foundation (Health Foundation) announce new organizational structure.
Posted Date: Thu, 06/28/2018 - 10:00
In This Week's Edition of Snapshot Justice Kennedy Announces Retirement; Rettig Hearing; House Leaders Willing to Discuss UBIT Issues for Tax Reform 2.0, Says Brady; President Trump Unveils Proposal to Reorganize the Federal Government; Treasury Releases Complete List of Opportunity Zones;...
Posted Date: Fri, 06/22/2018 - 13:30
Issues: Newsletters
Lindsey Mason talks about her experience at the ServiceUnites conference by Points of Light, an event focused on the power of volunteer engagements.
Posted Date: Thu, 06/21/2018 - 13:00
In This Week's Edition of Snapshot New Study Estimates $17 Billion Drop in Charitable Giving for 2018; Tax Cuts 2.0?; New UBIT Rules for Nonprofits Might be Delayed; Wyden Calls for Investigation in Misuse of Charitable Organizations; 2020 Census Public Comment Opportunity; Marc Short Leaving...
Posted Date: Fri, 06/15/2018 - 16:21
This June, the House Committee on Natural Resources sent a letter to the National Resources Defense Council (NRDC), in which committee members asserted that NRDC may need to register under FARA. Natalie Ross details why several of the reasons outlined by the committee could apply to many U.S....
Posted Date: Fri, 06/15/2018 - 12:41
Issues: Newsletters
Natalie Ross travels to the 86th Annual Mayor's Conference to discuss American support of the UN System, SDGs, and the Paris agreement.
Posted Date: Thu, 06/14/2018 - 15:30
In This Week's Edition of Snapshot House Appropriations Committee Advances Measure to Weaken Johnson Amendment; New Analysis of the REDUCE Act; Trump Administration to Release Plan for Reorganizing Executive Branch; Primary Elections Held in ME, NV, ND, SC, and VA; In the State: Blue States...
Posted Date: Mon, 06/11/2018 - 11:56
Randall Williams, the Council's communication intern, interviews the seven new Council interns on themselves, what they're hoping to learn from their internships, and what their super power would be.
Posted Date: Fri, 06/08/2018 - 16:11
Brad Ward describes the scholarship slump, as well as new events and resources for Council members in the June newsletter.
Posted Date: Thu, 06/07/2018 - 14:00
In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Senate Finance Committee Hearing Set to Consider Tax Court Nominees; Sen. Johnson Calls on IRS to Eliminate Schedule B; Start Now Helping Your Community Prepare for the 2018 Hurricane Season; and Primaries in CA, IA, and MT Highlight Busy Primary Day Across...
Posted Date: Fri, 06/01/2018 - 16:36
Issues: Newsletters
Talia Rivera discusses the work the Skillman Foundation is doing in Detroit around education, describes upcoming events and webinars, and provides recent relevant articles.
Posted Date: Fri, 05/25/2018 - 11:15
I can’t believe the month of May is almost over and I am embarking on my 60th day at the Council! I have enjoyed meeting various corporate foundations and hearing about the amazing work you are leading across the country during my first two months. This week, I met with Tiffany & Co. to learn...
Posted Date: Thu, 05/24/2018 - 15:00
In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Bill Targeting University Endowments and Contributions Introduced; Charitable Giving Discussed at Senate Hearing; Attacks Against Johnson Amendment Continue; Ways and Means Announces Subcommittee Updates; IRS Provides Guidance for Grantmakers and Donors;...
Posted Date: Tue, 05/22/2018 - 09:00
The Council on Foundations has named Ruth LaToison Ifill as its new Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. She will lead efforts to develop and implement strategic initiatives, tools, educational programs and opportunities that foster a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion among...