Council & Member News Feed

Posted Date: Mon, 12/05/2016 - 09:00
Five trends in civil society for 2017. This post is part of our inaugural Trendspotting Series profiling important ideas that will be shaping some major fields of interest in 2017.
Posted Date: Thu, 12/01/2016 - 15:35
In this week's Washington Snapshot: Here Comes Tax Reform!; Levin to Step Down as Ranking Member for Ways & Means; Pelosi Re-Elected as House Minority Leader; Mnuchin Tapped for Treasury Secretary; 1023 and 1023-EZ Applicants Will Now Receive Same Determination Letter; New Government...
Posted Date: Thu, 12/01/2016 - 13:25
Today is World AIDS Day — a time for people all over the globe to remember those we have lost to HIV and to recommit ourselves to ending the AIDS epidemic once and for all.
Posted Date: Wed, 11/23/2016 - 12:02
A federal judge in Texas has issued a nationwide injunction to halt the implementation of the Department of Labor's new overtime rules.
Posted Date: Tue, 11/22/2016 - 10:38
The Council on Foundations announces that the nomination period for its 2017 Awards Program is open November 22, 2016 through January 4, 2017.
Posted Date: Fri, 11/18/2016 - 16:06
Learn about upcoming Council events, recent work on the SDGs, reports from the Habitat Conference in Quito, and global aspects of our 2017 Annual Conference.
Posted Date: Thu, 11/17/2016 - 15:30
In this week's Washington Snapshot: Updates from the Council; Congressional Leadership Falling into Place; State and Local Election Results; Pennsylvania Legislator Seeks to Legislate Discredited "Overhead Ratio".
Posted Date: Tue, 11/15/2016 - 11:56
November is Native American Heritage Month, a time for our nation to reflect upon the positive effect native peoples have had on the cultural development and growth of our country, as well as the struggles and challenges they continue to face.
Posted Date: Thu, 11/10/2016 - 15:25
In this week's Washington Snapshot: The Election Results are in... So What Does all of This Mean for Philanthropy; Voters Approve Ballot Measures on Minimum Wage, Campaign Finance; Experience in the States on Caps to Charitable Giving Incentives.
Posted Date: Thu, 11/10/2016 - 09:00
Issues: Press Release
Council on Foundations Vice President for Content Design Jesse Salazar will receive the 2016 Milestones in Mentoring Young Professional Award from the Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations at the University Alabama. This award recognizes young professionals in public relations "who...
Posted Date: Tue, 11/08/2016 - 10:19
Find a range of community foundations updates for the month of November--events and activities to benefit your foundation, resources to learn and stay current, as well as links you can re-post or share with colleagues, donors, and board members.
Posted Date: Tue, 11/08/2016 - 08:00
We all knew that November was going to be a tumultuous month (if you hadn't heard, there's an election today). When the polls close and the dust settles, the country could be set on one of a number of starkly different paths. Perhaps because of this uncertainty, President Obama took the...
Posted Date: Mon, 11/07/2016 - 16:05
Director of Community Philanthropy Brad Ward shares the big takeaways from Strengthening Community: Finding Synergies between Leadership and Donor Engagement, a recent Council member workshop about what it takes to operate a successful community foundation in this century.