Continuing this fall, the Council on Foundations is launching its fourth quarter of this virtual series focused on legal issues facing foundations. In this webinar, participants will learn how to navigate complicated decisions regarding international grantmaking, specifically how to appropriately apply expenditure responsibility and equivalency determinations when necessary.
The "Hurricane Irma: What Funders Should Know" webinar gathered several expert panelists to provide updates on U.S. damages and the situation throughout the Caribbean, and ways funders can address recovery needs.
The 2017 HR Summit: Achieving Equity in the Workplace, co-hosted by the Council on Foundations and CHANGE Philanthropy, was a unique opportunity to learn how to make attendees' foundations — and philanthropy as a whole — more diverse, equitable, and inclusive.
The Council on Foundations, Philanthropy Southwest, and Albuquerque Community Foundation are excited to co-host a meeting in the Albuquerque, New Mexico on August 4, 2017 to discuss how work already underway across the Southwest supports achieving the universal Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.
Led by Suzanne Friday, Counsel for the Council on Foundations, this workshop is flexibly organized to ensure that your broad legal questions for administering funds, grants, and community foundation activities are addressed.
Join the Council's government relations team for an important, member-only conversation to discuss the current political landscape in Washington, its implications on tax policy, and the ramifications for philanthropy.
Join us for the second webinar in a series called, “Lunch with Legal Counsel.” Suzanne Friday, Senior Counsel and Vice President of Legal Affairs at the Council on Foundation reviews and explains IRS Code Section 4944: Taxes on investments which jeopardize charitable purpose and what it means for private foundations.
In this second installment of the Legal and Tax Compliance for Corporate Grantmakers webinar series, participants considered an in-depth review of the rules against self-dealing, where they come from and what they involve. We analyzed a case study, a real life "corporate opportunity" fact pattern received by the Council’s legal team.
This webinar will help our private foundation members understand the rules for how they can participate in public policy advocacy.
Leaders from the charitable sector discussed how changes to the tax code could impact charitable giving and the nonprofit sector.