Council & Member News Feed

Posted Date: Mon, 05/15/2017 - 16:24
The Career Pathways 2017 Cohort recently came together for three days in Dallas to delve deeper into our leadership visions for philanthropy and hear from phenomenal leaders in the sector.
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 -...