A review of key insights from the 2017 Council on Foundations-Commonfund Study of Investment of Endowments for Private and Community Foundations.
In this "Lunch with Legal Counsel," Bryan Del Rosario discusses in-depth the tax, regulatory and liability issues, particularly the rules regarding component funds, variance power and material restrictions that demonstrate community foundations are not banks (nor should they act as one) and assets held for the benefit of designated charities are legally the assets of the community foundation.
Learn about the 2018 report: State of Global Giving by US Foundations, including where US grants are flowing internationally and who is funding what across the world.
The International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL) and the Council on Foundations co-hosted an instructive, engaging webinar that unpacked the legal framework for philanthropy in China.
In a nation deeply divided by partisan politics, we can turn to the work being done at the grassroots in our communities as a source of hope, information, and change. Join us for a conference call with Samuel Bressi, President & CEO of the Lancaster Country Community Foundation, who was featured in the New York Times for LCCF's work in the Greater Lancaster, PA area.
Charitable giving surged to $410 billion in 2017, the highest ever, according to the latest Giving USA report, but what do the numbers mean for foundations?
This webinar highlights the value of National Standards accreditation for community foundations of all sizes and educates participants about the history and processes behind National Standards, allowing community foundations to take the leap into accreditation with confidence.
Join foundations and philanthropy serving organizations from across the country for a webinar on July 11th at 2pm EST. "Philanthropy's Role in Strengthening Democracy" is co-sponsored by Council on Foundations, Independent Sector, and Nonprofit VOTE.
Join Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR) for 1.5-hour call to hear from a panel of experts on the border crisis, explore the impact of these policies on families and children, and learn about GCIR’s recommendations on how philanthropy can respond.
Bryan Del Rosario, Staff Counsel of Legal Affairs, discussed the “tipping” issue in IRS Notice 2017-73 as well as ways private foundations can use donor advised funds to advance, enhance and effectuate their charitable missions.