Additional Initiatives

The Council is no longer actively working on these initiatives.

Community Foundations Centennial

The Council is proud to mark the 100th anniversary of the nation’s first community foundation, the Cleveland Foundation, by celebrating the impact of the first century of community philanthropy and looking ahead to the next 100 years.


Evolution of American Philanthropy

The Council’s Evolution of American Philanthropy Initiative focuses attention on the fundamental role and impact of philanthropy in American society.

Safe Communities & Violence Prevention

The Council wants to bring more foundations and funders into this work, building on efforts that are already underway, and to raise awareness that safety and freedom from violence is a precondition for much of the work funders already do to be successful.


Youth Community Philanthropy

Youth and young adults are engaging with each other and their communities in many different and new ways that affect their philanthropic activities.