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Council News

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

The Council on Foundations released this statement from President and CEO Vikki Spruill regarding the introduction of the CHARITY Act.

Thursday, May 4, 2017

The Council on Foundations released the following statement from President and CEO Vikki Spruill regarding the White House executive order on the Johnson Amendment.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

The Council on Foundations, which represents nearly 1,000 philanthropic organizations, announced new leadership to its Board of Directors, as well as several new members.

RE:Philanthropy Blog

Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 1:52pm

This month Brad is highlighting the National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations® program as well as sharing several other resources to help kick off the summer season.

Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 9:00am

Who is the community foundation voice in Washington to “prove the worth” of DAFs? David Bennett, Executive Director of Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne, shares his thoughts on why when it comes to protecting community foundation interests in Washington, no organization can match the depth of talent and breadth of knowledge that is provided by the Council on Foundations.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 1:10pm

National Standards Executive Director Lara Kalwinski describes the role the Standards program took in the crafting of the 2017 CHARITY Act and other recent happenings that benefit community foundations across the country.

Washington Snapshot

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Tax Reform Update - Senate Finance Chairman calls for input on tax reform; Health care seems to gain steam in Senate; HUD announces it will begin accepting unsolicited proposals for research; In the States - Delaware charitable deduction at risk.
In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: CHARITY Act is reintroduced in Senate; Tax Reform Update - Freedom Caucus weighs in on tax reform; Senate continues work on health care legislation; Deadline for addressing debt limit more fluid than previously thought; In the States - Budgets and late nights at the legislature, Massachusetts considers linking nonprofit salaries and property tax exemptions, States seeking Medicaid waivers; Giving USA 2017 report is released.
In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Tax Reform Update - Congress must address a packed agenda before getting to tax reform; "Johnson Amendment" may be discussed in House hearing; DOE aims to reduce regulations following EO; President Trump unveils infrastructure plan in budget; In the States: Nonprofits ratchet up pressure to break Illinois budget impasse; Texas bans governments from seeking sermon disclosures.