Council & Member News Feed

Posted Date: Mon, 10/29/2018 - 12:12
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.
Posted Date: Thu, 10/25/2018 - 13:30
In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Talk of New Tax Cuts Comes as a Surprise to Many; Opportunity Zones Regulations Released by Treasury; President Appoints New White House Counsel After McGahn Resigns; State Ballots: More than Electing Leaders and Legislators.
Posted Date: Wed, 10/24/2018 - 10:00
The Council on Foundations announces that Studio in a School, a New York City program that serves young people by integrating visual arts into teaching and learning, will be awarded the Chapman Prize at its upcoming Awards Ceremony in Washington, D.C. on November 28.
Posted Date: Fri, 10/19/2018 - 14:24
Natalie Ross discusses the news from the Council, including the announcement of Kathleen Enright as the new president and CEO and upcoming events, as well as issues philanthropic organizations working globally are facing.
Posted Date: Thu, 10/18/2018 - 11:00
In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Potential Tax Policy Action During Lame-Duck Session?; Tester, Wyden Still Fighting to Overturn Schedule B Decision; High-Profile Debates in Texas and Ohio, and Election Registration Controversy in Georgia; 2018 Ballot Measures on the Nonprofit Radar.
Posted Date: Fri, 10/12/2018 - 16:27
Brad Ward provides an update on news from the Council, including the announcement of a new president and CEO, as well as information on new tools and resources for community foundations.
Posted Date: Thu, 10/11/2018 - 13:00
In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: “Impending Shake-Up on Ways and Means Committee; Senate Turns to Other Business Now that Kavanaugh is Confirmed; TIGTA Releases Audit of Impermissible Political Activity by 501(c)(4) Organizations; Groups Seek to Preserve State Tax Credits as Charitable...
Posted Date: Thu, 10/11/2018 - 12:00
Issues: Press Release
The Council on Foundations has announced the appointment of Kathleen P. Enright as its new President and CEO. Kathleen will begin on March 5, 2019, and Gene Cochran will continue to lead the organization through February, 2019.
Posted Date: Wed, 10/10/2018 - 10:00
The Council on Foundations announced that Stephen Heintz, President of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, will receive the Distinguished Service Award at its upcoming Awards Ceremony in Washington, DC
Posted Date: Fri, 10/05/2018 - 13:01
Natalie Ross describes the recent United Nations General Assembly meeting, along with the many side events, outlining why the work on the SDGs is so crucial, and provides information on several new resources and events.
Posted Date: Thu, 10/04/2018 - 12:00
In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: “Tax Cuts 2.0” Passes House, Expected to Stall in Senate; Government Shutdown Averted, December Vote Looms; Tax Writers Remain Hopeful That IRS Reform Will Happen Before Year’s End; Rettig Officially Sworn In to Become IRS Commissioner; Sen. Scott Sends...
Posted Date: Fri, 09/28/2018 - 15:47
Lindsay Mason discusses this year's UNGA convening, and the discussions she had about corporate philanthropy and the Sustainable Development Goals, as well as provides information on upcoming events and new resources.
Posted Date: Thu, 09/27/2018 - 11:00
In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: House to Vote on Tax Cuts 2.0; Senators Pushing for a Vote on IRS Donor Disclosure; Rettig Swearing-In Expected for Next Week; States Acting Quickly in Aftermath of Hurricane Florence.
Posted Date: Mon, 09/24/2018 - 11:00
The Council on Foundations announced that it will present Nusenda Foundation with its 2018 Wilmer Shields Rich Award for Excellence in Communications.