Council & Member News Feed

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!
Posted Date: Mon, 04/03/2017 - 11:24
Now is a time of significant opportunity for community foundations.
Posted Date: Thu, 03/30/2017 - 13:00
In this Week’s Edition of Snapshot: Tax Reform Update: What’s next for tax reform now following the ACA mishap; Congress aims to avoid government shutdown; Administration weighs in as Congress gears up for a spending bill; In the States: Property Tax Fights Continue in the Courts and Legislatures.
Posted Date: Thu, 03/30/2017 - 13:00
In honor of Women’s History Month, we’d like to share the following blog post from the Community Foundation of Ireland. It offers excellent examples of ways a foundation can work to improve the lives of women and girls, and – in the spirit of December 2015’s Global Summit on Community Philanthropy...
Posted Date: Wed, 03/29/2017 - 10:00
Council President and CEO Vikki Spruill and Tim Delaney, the President and CEO of the National Council of Nonprofits, published this opinion piece in The Hill about why the Johnson Amendment should be protected from currently pending bills that would repeal or significantly weaken it.
Posted Date: Mon, 03/27/2017 - 14:45
Issues: Press Release
The Council on Foundations will present Citi Foundation with its 2017 Wilmer Shields Rich Award for Excellence in Communications at its upcoming Annual Conference in Dallas, Texas, on April 25.
Posted Date: Thu, 03/23/2017 - 15:45
In this Week’s Edition of Snapshot: Philanthropic and charitable leaders join the Philanthropy Caucus for a reception; Tax Reform Update: House expected to vote on repealing the ACA today, tax reform hangs in the balance; Gift substantiation bill reintroduced in the Senate; Council, National...
Posted Date: Mon, 03/20/2017 - 15:00
Issues: Press Release
The Council on Foundations is pleased to announce that Ronald B. Richard, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Cleveland Foundation, will receive its Distinguished Service Award. The Award is philanthropy’s highest honor and celebrates a visionary leader who embodies the inspirational...
Posted Date: Mon, 03/20/2017 - 09:00
Issues: Press Release
The Council on Foundations is pleased to announce that Janelle Carter Brevard has been named Vice President of Communications and will lead the Council’s strategic communications efforts to advance its policy and programmatic agenda.
Posted Date: Thu, 03/16/2017 - 16:00
In this Week’s Edition of Snapshot: Meet our team; Tax Reform Update - ACA repeal faces obstacle following the release of a CBO report; East coast snow storm prompts a bipartisan road trip from Texas to D.C.; The President’s budget is released; President Trump issues new executive order; In the...
Posted Date: Thu, 03/16/2017 - 11:10
What do Mexico, Pakistan, Indonesia, and the U.S. have in common, when it comes to helping implement the Sustainable Development Goals?