Learn about the significance of President Donald Trump’s 2018 Budget. Hear insights from the Council on Foundations government relations firm, Akin Gump, and other national colleagues analyzing the impacts of the federal budget and Appropriations process on States and the non-profit sector.
Broadband is essential for communities – it can mean more robust economic development, more access to health care, stronger and more diverse educational options, and enhanced public safety.
This webinar introduces an approach to investing for community impact as a shared strategic commitment from the different perspectives of the funder and the grantee nonprofit. Our experts offer best practices for high performance, and Huey & Angelina Wilson Foundation and the City School each share their journeys towards improving outcomes, clarifying specifically what they had to change to move in this direction.
The Council’s Senior Counsel and Vice President of Legal Affairs, Suzanne Friday, and Director of Community Philanthropy, Brad Ward, explored funds that come from corporate donors.
Join us as Suzanne Friday, Senior Counsel and Vice President of Legal Affairs at the Council on Foundation presents "The Private Foundation Minimum Distribution Requirement: The Ins and Outs of Section 4942."
The first Council Member Update of 2017 was on March 1.
A discussion about how the Trump administration's latest immigration decisions are influencing US foundation's internal operations, such as staffing, and ongoing programmatic activities, including grantmaking and advocacy.
This webinar was the first in a series of webinars designed to provide information and education regarding a variety of topics that often challenge corporate foundations and corporate giving programs. It explored the complicated landscape of legal and tax compliance and learn how you can stay compliant while maximizing your impact.
The Council on Foundations and Knight Foundation, which wrote the playbook on best practices for hosting a Giving Day, explored with community foundation leaders how to maximize the opportunity—or, move beyond these intense one-day crowdfunding events.
The Council on Foundation's Public-Philanthropic Partnership Office hosted a webinar with the Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration on Children and Families (ACF) to help foundations understand the regular programs and goals of the agency.