Council & Member News Feed

Posted Date: Tue, 11/14/2017 - 12:50
This month marks my 20-year anniversary of passing the bar and becoming an attorney, and sometimes I think I’ve heard it all when it comes to nonprofit law. Thank goodness for the Council’s community foundation members, who continually challenge me with unique and interesting questions, and give...
Posted Date: Mon, 11/13/2017 - 13:04
The Council on Foundations and the National Council of Nonprofits stand united in opposing H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act, because of significant changes to proven tax policies that have served the American people well.
Posted Date: Mon, 11/13/2017 - 12:43
This is the first in a series of blogs to mark Community Foundation Week, which occurs November 12 – 18. We encourage community foundations to engage with the Council all week via social media using #CFWeek. Be sure to tag us @COF_ so we can retweet your stories of local impact!
Posted Date: Thu, 11/09/2017 - 12:25
In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: House marks up tax reform bill; Action in the Senate imminent; New Report Details Recommendations for Combatting the Opioid Crisis; In the States: Election Day 2017 results, and New Mexico alleges solicitation violations on behalf of nonprofits.
Posted Date: Thu, 11/09/2017 - 12:22
Since 1978, the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia has facilitated philanthropic efforts to respond to critical needs in our region. In more recent years, however— especially since the launch of our Innovation Fund in 2012—the Community Foundation has also worked to seed new, innovative...
Posted Date: Wed, 11/08/2017 - 15:00
November ushers in the giving season and time to reflect on achievements met or unmet, and new aspirations for the coming year. Yet, this particularly November, turbulence across America continues.
Posted Date: Thu, 11/02/2017 - 17:00
In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: House GOP Leaders Release Tax Reform Bill; Treasury Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy Named Acting Commissioner of IRS; Congress Must Raise Debt Limit by January 2018; In the States: Locals Focus on Supporting Community Nonprofits and Volunteers, North...
Posted Date: Thu, 10/26/2017 - 15:45
In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Tax Reform Update: House votes on key measure to advance tax reform; tax bill expected next week, IRS releases 2017-2018 Priority Guidance, In the States: Elected official fundraising for nonprofits under review in the states.
Posted Date: Wed, 10/25/2017 - 08:00
The Council on Foundations is thrilled to co-host the first-ever North American Community Foundations Summit in Mexico City. I am excited to think creatively and collaboratively with philanthropy peers from across North America to ensure that our changing communities leave no one behind.
Posted Date: Tue, 10/24/2017 - 10:00
We just concluded the third Council on Foundations Endowments and Finance Summit, where more than 100 foundation CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, board members and other leaders met to consider the future of the philanthropic sector. Based on post-event buzz and input from participants, it seems to have been our...
Posted Date: Mon, 10/23/2017 - 10:45
Updates from Natalie Ross, Senior Director of Global Philanthropy, for October 2017.
Posted Date: Fri, 10/20/2017 - 11:00
In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Tax Reform Update: Senate to vote on legislation that would lay the path for tax reform, Repealing the Johnson Amendment Remains a Target, A reflection on executive and regulatory activity in the Trump Administration, In the States: Elected official...