Community Foundation Events

Upcoming Events

Hear all the highlights of the 2020 CFUnited in one place ahead of the April 5-7 conference in Detroit, MI.
The FOTH Congressional Reception is being hosted by the Council on Foundations for friends of the philanthropic sector in Congress, FOTH attendees, and philanthropic colleagues in Washington. Rep. Danny Davis (D-IL) and Rep. George Holding (R-NC) will be recognized for their legislative leadership on philanthropic issues that enhance foundations’ ability to serve the greater good and to promote incentives for charitable giving.
Join colleagues alongside CFUnited to enhance your understanding and ensure your community foundation is deeply engaged with all pockets of your communities. Become part of a vital network of community foundations and stakeholders finding creative and constructive solutions for greater impact.
Bringing together leaders in the field for genuine, authentic, and forward-thinking conversation that illuminates the powerful role of place in the work of community foundations. Place matters, and it remains critical for community foundations to be driving the conversation with donors, nonprofits and community leaders to produce greater outcomes, deeper impact, and drive more significant change in the communities we serve.
A well-trained staff and an informed board are critical to the success of community foundations in our fast-changing world. This two-day course helps new and growing foundation stakeholders build the essential skills they need to balance governance and management with the broader understanding of community foundations within the philanthropic sector.
Led by the Council's legal team and Brad Ward, Lead Strategist, Community Philanthropy, this workshop is designed to answer your broad legal and practical questions on administering funds, grants, and community foundation activities.
A well-trained staff and an informed board are critical to the success of community foundations in our fast-changing world. This two-day course helps new and growing foundation stakeholders build the essential skills they need to balance governance and management with the broader understanding of community foundations within the philanthropic sector.
Led by the Council's legal team and Brad Ward, Lead Strategist, Community Philanthropy, this workshop is designed to answer your broad legal and practical questions on administering funds, grants, and community foundation activities.

Past Events

In this "Lunch with Legal Counsel," Bryan Del Rosario, Staff Counsel of Legal Affairs, discussed cyber risk and the law, the crucial role of leadership in managing risk, incident response and designing and implementing a mitigation strategy.
Hosted by Worldwide Initiatives for Grantmaker Support (WINGS), the session will have representatives of the Spanish Association of Foundations (AEF), the Council on Foundations and the European Foundation Centre (EFC) to talk about what goes on behind the scenes in the successful strategies to promote an enabling environment for civil society and philanthropy to thrive.
This monthly call is for community foundations staff to connect with the National Standards staff and to ask questions related to the National Standards program.
This monthly call is for community foundations staff to connect with the National Standards staff and to ask questions related to the National Standards program.
Community Foundation Week (#COMMUNITYFNDWEEK) is a prime opportunity to highlight the critical role of community philanthropy in supporting a thriving local community.