Council & Member News Feed

Posted Date: Thu, 08/16/2018 - 09:00
Deborah Kasemeyer describes the "Deploying Foundation Capital in Place Based Community Investments " session at the upcoming Endowments and Finance Summit.
Posted Date: Tue, 08/14/2018 - 10:00
The State of Global Giving, a new report by the Council on Foundations and Foundation Center, reveals that global giving by U.S. foundations increased by 29% from 2011 to 2015, reaching an all-time high of $9.3 billion in 2015. With mounting challenges that transcend national boundaries, it’s...
Posted Date: Fri, 08/10/2018 - 18:36
Brad Ward provides an update on his recent trip to visit community foundations across the Midwest with Gene Cochrane, as well as the lessons they learned from the many conversations they had with industry leaders.
Posted Date: Fri, 08/10/2018 - 10:14
Brennan Gould, president and CEO of the Charlottesville Area Community Foundation, reflects on the city a year after the "Unite the Right" rally, and discusses the importance of acknowledging and addressing inequality.
Posted Date: Wed, 08/08/2018 - 12:15
Ridgway White, president of the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, describes their partnership with other organizations in Flint, Michigan, the success they've had in helping ensure access to quality education, and lessons learned from those partnerships.
Posted Date: Tue, 08/07/2018 - 08:59
Wendy Campos outlines some of the topics that will be covered in the Tax Update: Deep Dive Into Tax Reform and Recent IRS News and Guidance session at the 2018 Endowments and Finance Summit.
Posted Date: Fri, 08/03/2018 - 14:11
Natalie Ross discusses the 2018 HUD award winners, upcoming council events, and staffing changes at the Council in the August Private Philanthropy Update.
Posted Date: Thu, 08/02/2018 - 11:55
In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Johnson Amendment Attack Reiterated by Sen. Lankford; Bills to Repeal UBIT Changes Introduced in Senate; Bill to Reinstate Schedule B Requirements for All Nonprofits Introduced in Senate; Senate Finance Votes to Advance Treasury/IRS Nominations;...
Posted Date: Fri, 07/27/2018 - 09:25
Lindsay Mason provides key updates for corporate philanthropy leaders.
Posted Date: Thu, 07/26/2018 - 12:30
In This Week's Edition of Snapshot New Bill to Expand Foundation Scholarship Programs Introduced in House; Ways and Means Unveils Tax Reform 2.0 Summary; Senate Finance to Hold Hearing for Treasury/IRS Nominees; Senate Seeks to Avoid Shutdown Threats by Bundling Spending Bills; Primary Runoff...
Posted Date: Wed, 07/25/2018 - 12:10
Lance Chrisman from the Anthem Foundation outlines the work Anthem and the American Lung Association are doing to decrease smoking in public housing residences.
Posted Date: Wed, 07/25/2018 - 09:00
The Council on Foundations on Tuesday lauded the introduction of the Workforce Development Through Post-Graduation Scholarships Act by Representatives Darin LaHood (R-IL) and Terri Sewell (D-AL). The bill would allow charitable foundations to administer post-graduation scholarship programs to...
Posted Date: Tue, 07/24/2018 - 10:17
A partnership between Rasmuson Foundation and laska Housing Finance Corp. helps Alaskan families out by funding crucial housing development.
Posted Date: Mon, 07/23/2018 - 10:58
Magui Rubalcava Shulman discusses the work Borealis Philanthropy is doing to support constituency-led organizations, outlining why that focus is crucial and discussing how the Scrivner Award, which she won in 2003, helps broaden philanthropy to include those areas that may at first seem risky.
Posted Date: Fri, 07/20/2018 - 14:45
Issues: Amplify
COF takes a trip to the Public Welfare Foundation