Council & Member News Feed

Posted Date: Wed, 06/12/2019 - 16:00
As a convener of grantmakers of all sizes, focus areas, geographies and, increasingly, those who are structuring their philanthropy in new and creative ways, the Council has an opportunity to serve as a leadership voice for our field, shifting the narrative and public perception of philanthropy...
Posted Date: Fri, 06/07/2019 - 11:45
Read the latest updates in philanthropy news, research, upcoming events, member highlights and more.
Posted Date: Fri, 06/07/2019 - 09:00
"Have a great day and let your sun shine!" These are my departing words for my 8-year-old daughter every morning at drop off. It’s my rally cry hoping she unleashes her true self on the world (well, ok, her second-grade classroom) in everything she does.
Posted Date: Thu, 06/06/2019 - 16:15
Read on to get updates from the Hill including the latest on the Disaster Aid bill, House Ways and Means Member Day Hearing, and more.
Posted Date: Fri, 05/31/2019 - 15:30
2019 Corporate HUD Award Winners, Council blog post on the 21% Excise Tax on Nonprofit Executives, Legal Matters in LA, and more.
Posted Date: Thu, 05/23/2019 - 16:15
Read on to get updates from the Hill including the latest on the long awaited Disaster Aid funding deal and more.
Posted Date: Thu, 05/23/2019 - 12:55
What an incredible announcement on May 19 by billionaire and philanthropist Robert F. Smith who pledged to pay off the student loans of all 2019 Morehouse College graduates. How great for these students. However, as some observe, this incredible gesture of generosity may have a downside in the form...
Posted Date: Wed, 05/22/2019 - 12:10
How can we, as resource providers in the development and humanitarian assistance spaces, shift our focus from isolated capacity improvements to systemic, cascading change driven by leaders on the frontlines? This work begins with exploring the current power dynamics in our relationships with local...
Posted Date: Mon, 05/20/2019 - 10:25
A new report from the Women’s Philanthropy Institute is the first study in 10 years to analyze the landscape of U.S. women’s foundations and funds. Combining interviews and analysis of more than 200 organizations, Women’s Foundations and Funds: A Landscape Study helps fill this knowledge gap and...
Posted Date: Fri, 05/17/2019 - 12:50
Leading Together Conference Highlights, Upcoming Training Opportunities, Foundation Executive Roundtables, and more!
Posted Date: Thu, 05/16/2019 - 16:50
Read updates on new legislation to track effectiveness of opportunity zones, Budget Caps and appropriations, and more.
Posted Date: Wed, 05/15/2019 - 10:45
As companies file their 2018 taxes, several corporate philanthropic leaders have contacted the Council with concerns surrounding the new excise tax. As part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, Section 4960 of the bill imposes a 21 percent excise tax on highly-paid executives of nonprofit...