Council & Member News Feed

Posted Date: Thu, 05/11/2017 - 14:06
In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Tax Reform Update - Health care legislation passed the House — so what now for tax reform?; Private foundation excise tax simplification bill introduced in House; House Set to Hold Hearings on Tax Reform and IRS Reform; FBI Director, Census Director Are Out...
Posted Date: Tue, 05/09/2017 - 16:05
April came and went, and it packed a punch.
Posted Date: Thu, 05/04/2017 - 16:00
In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: BREAKING - House holding Johnson Amendment hearing today, President Trump signs EO; Tax Reform Update - White House releases tax plan, Congress continues toward health care and tax reform bills; Congress averts a government shutdown; President Trump’s first...
Posted Date: Thu, 05/04/2017 - 12:16
Issues: Press Release
The Council on Foundations released the following statement from President and CEO Vikki Spruill regarding the White House executive order on the Johnson Amendment.
Posted Date: Thu, 04/27/2017 - 08:30
The Council on Foundations, which represents nearly 1,000 philanthropic organizations, announced new leadership to its Board of Directors, as well as several new members.
Posted Date: Tue, 04/25/2017 - 12:00
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Council on Foundations (COF) today announced the winners of the 2017 HUD Secretary’s Award for Public-Philanthropic Partnerships.
Posted Date: Mon, 04/24/2017 - 12:32
Vikki Spruill's opening remarks at the 2017 Annual Conference explores how philanthropy plays a role in bridging divides.
Posted Date: Thu, 04/20/2017 - 15:14
In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Tax Reform Update - Debate continues as charitable issues receive increasing attention; Bill seeks to extend charitable contribution carryover for public utilities; President signs EO to "buy and hire American"; In the States - Constitutional...
Posted Date: Thu, 04/20/2017 - 12:37
Council President and CEO Vikki Spruill spoke with Champions for Social Good's Jamie Serino about Leading Together, the Sustainable Development Goals, and more.
Posted Date: Thu, 04/13/2017 - 15:51
In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Tax Reform Update - Congress may be in recess this week, but tax reform is still the talk of the town; Congress Adjourns for Recess Without Clear Strategy on Spending Legislation; Gorsuch Swearing In Returns SCOTUS to Full Capacity; White House Lifts Hiring...
Posted Date: Thu, 04/06/2017 - 17:00
In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Tax Reform Update - Congress and the administration have yet to reach consensus on an approach to tax reform; Government funding is set to expire at the end of this month; Private foundations and the charitable deduction—yes, you may lobby; In the States -...
Posted Date: Mon, 04/03/2017 - 13:27
I am delighted to introduce you to the Council’s private philanthropy newsletter!