Event Archive

Join the Council’s Senior Counsel and Vice President of Legal Affairs, Suzanne Friday, as she examines certain provisions of the Tax Reform Act and how those provisions affect philanthropy in general, but more specifically corporate foundations and corporate giving programs. This webinar will also discuss whether lower corporate taxes may mean greater corporate giving, as well as review emerging trends.
The second session in our series on digitalization and the community foundation business model dives into business innovations for community foundations designed to address cybersecurity.
(Internal) Talent Development for (External) Impact is about the Bush Foundation’s internal efforts to develop staff to have greater impact while at Bush and then beyond. Join us and webinar co-hosts President Jen Ford Reedy and Talent Development Director, Stephanie Andrews, as we talk more about what it means to the Bush Foundation to invest in their own people.
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.
Personalized donor service and deep relationships dominate the approach utilized by community foundations in development and grantmaking, but exactly how much has the digital revolution and other philanthropic innovations disrupted our work? What is on the horizon? Hear expert advice and considerations from Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, the Cleveland Foundation, and Council on Foundations in the third of our series on the digital disruption on the community foundation business model.
Are you curious about how to balance impact with risk & return? Join us for a conversation with Michael McCreless, Senior Director of Strategy & Impact, at Root Capital, an agricultural impact investor that grows rural prosperity in poor, environmentally vulnerable places in Africa and Latin America by lending capital, delivering financial training, and strengthening market connections for small and growing agricultural businesses.
The Council on Foundations is working with our peer philanthropy networks Comunalia (in Mexico) and Community Foundations of Canada to organize the first-ever North American Community Foundation Summit: Leaving No One Behind which will be held in Mexico City in February 2018.
During a time of growing partisanship, polarization, and religious bigotry, this event will explore the current fractured state of religious diversity in America and opportunities for action by philanthropy.
Join us and webinar co-hosts President Jen Ford Reedy and Strategy & Learning Vice President, Allison Barmann, as they talk about the Bush approach and share examples from their Education initiative.
Data can be overwhelming. But is it possible to harness your foundation’s data and turn it from a challenge into an asset? Join a call with Guidestar's CEO and Program Manager of LA Counts, an initiative of California Community Foundation, to explore ways in which data is being utilized effectively to advance community foundation efforts.