Council & Member News Feed

Posted Date: Mon, 07/16/2018 - 10:24
Issues: Press Release
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Council on Foundations today announced the 2018 winners of the Secretary’s Award for Public-Philanthropic Partnerships. The awards recognize exemplary partnerships between foundations and government that have been critical in...
Posted Date: Fri, 07/13/2018 - 13:36
Last month at Legal Matters in Milwaukee, among the 50 community foundation colleagues in attendance, I argued that a newly defined role for community foundations is solidifying for the field. That role is to create the atmosphere, culture, and ecosystem for shared ownership of community.
Posted Date: Thu, 07/12/2018 - 11:30
In This Week's Edition of Snapshot Council Sends Letter to the Hill on UBIT Concerns; Rettig Comments on Johnson Amendment, SALT Workarounds in Senate Finance Hearing; President Trump Nominates Judge Kavanaugh to Replace Justice Kennedy; Council and FEMA Announce New Partnership to Assist in...
Posted Date: Tue, 07/10/2018 - 12:00
Noah Atencio discusses what winning the Robert W. Scrivner Award for Creative Grantmaking meant to him and the Community First Foundation, detailing the work done by the Innovators Society.
Posted Date: Fri, 07/06/2018 - 14:51
Issues: Newsletters
Talia Rivera discusses her recent trip to New York, highlighting the work that the Siegel Family Endowment is doing around technology, and outlines upcoming events for Council members.
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.