Council & Member News Feed

Posted Date: Fri, 09/14/2018 - 15:21
Brad Ward discusses disaster response resources, DAFs and the upcoming CEO Roundtable, new tools, and more in the September issue of Community Philanthropy Update.
Posted Date: Fri, 09/14/2018 - 12:21
Sherry Ristau celebrates four years at the Community Foundation of the Great River Bend, reflecting on lessons learned and the importance of working toward inclusive economic prosperity.
Posted Date: Thu, 09/13/2018 - 12:00
In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Tax Cuts 2.0 Plan is Unveiled; Rettig Expected to Be Confirmed Amid Other Pending Priorities ; Primary Elections Held in New Hampshire; State Tax Revenues Vary Due to Federal Tax Law Changes.
Posted Date: Mon, 09/10/2018 - 12:34
Mandy Tuong describes how she got into philanthropy, how the industry can be improved, and how the Career Pathways program has inspired her.
Posted Date: Fri, 09/07/2018 - 13:03
Natalie Ross recaps the Inclusive Economic Prosperity convening in the Twin Cities, details new reports from the Council, and highlights upcoming and past events.
Posted Date: Thu, 09/06/2018 - 13:00
In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: An Update on Tax Reform 2.0; Kyl to Fill Vacant Arizona Senate Seat Left by McCain; Rocky start for Kavanaugh’s Confirmation Hearings; Federal Reserve Board Releases New Publication; Primary Upset in Massachusetts; SALT Workaround Proposed Regulations Cause...
Posted Date: Tue, 09/04/2018 - 11:55
Caroline Healey and Natalie Ross highlight a panel on cryptocurrency at the Endowments and Finance Summit, discussing what cryptocurrency is and what foundations and nonprofits need to consider before delving into the world of crypto-philanthropy,.
Posted Date: Thu, 08/30/2018 - 13:00
In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Senator John McCain Leaves Behind a Legacy; Senate Passes Spending Bill Package; Treasury Proposes Rules on State-Level SALT Workarounds; Primary Elections Held in Arizona and Florida; States Respond to Work Requirements Differently; Payments in Lieu of...
Posted Date: Tue, 08/28/2018 - 13:33
This story, republished from bMag, discusses the Hmong immigrant community in Minnesota, and the work that Bush Fellow Pakou Hang has done in creating the Hmong American Farmers Association.
Posted Date: Tue, 08/28/2018 - 11:00
In response to numerous articles in which some media outlets have mischaracterized the intent and impact of donor advised funds, the Council on Foundations released a joint statement from interim president and CEO Gene Cochrane and Javier Alberto Soto, chair of the Council’s board of directors and...
Posted Date: Fri, 08/24/2018 - 15:31
Steven Snyder discusses how foundations can achieve CPI + 5% and outlines how this topic will be covered more fully in a session at the 2018 Endowments and Finance Summit.
Posted Date: Fri, 08/24/2018 - 15:25
Issues: Newsletters
Lindsay Mason discusses her recent trip to Israel, and the lessons she learned from the leadership experience curated by the Shusterman Family Foundation, and outlines new resources and events from the Council.
Posted Date: Thu, 08/23/2018 - 12:15
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: Wed, 08/22/2018 - 12:17
This piece describes the work Abdirizak Mahboub has done in creating a cultural epicenter in the Midtown Plaza Mall in Wilmar, MN.