Council & Member News Feed

Posted Date: Mon, 09/24/2018 - 09:45
The Council on Foundations announced that Brennan Gould, president and CEO of the Charlottesville Area Community Foundation, will receive its Robert W. Scrivner Award for Creative Grantmaking for an innovative grantmaking initiative created in response to the deadly racial riots that rocked...
Posted Date: Fri, 09/21/2018 - 10:00
Natalie Ross discusses the news for global philanthropy this September, including UNGA, the SDGs, upcoming events, and more.
Posted Date: Thu, 09/20/2018 - 13:00
In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: We Need Your Input on UBIT; Appropriations Update; Rettig Takes Over as New IRS Commissioner; 2018 Elections: Attorneys General; 2018 Ballot Measures of Interest.
Posted Date: Wed, 09/19/2018 - 12:03
A. Sparks discusses how powerful philanthropy can be when philanthropic leaders are intentional in thinking through inclusion, as well as her experiences in the Career Pathways program.
Posted Date: Mon, 09/17/2018 - 12:37
Natalie Ross previews the upcoming United Nations General Assembly in New York, highlighting three of the topics the Council will be focusing on during the event.
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.