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Tuesday, March 28, 2017

The Council on Foundations will present Citi Foundation with its 2017 Wilmer Shields Rich Award for Excellence in Communications at its upcoming Annual Conference in Dallas, Texas, on April 25.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

The Council on Foundations is pleased to announce that Ronald B. Richard, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Cleveland Foundation, will receive its Distinguished Service Award. The Award is philanthropy’s highest honor and celebrates a visionary leader who embodies the inspirational qualities that define excellence in philanthropy—commitment, courage, entrepreneurship, and impact.

Monday, March 20, 2017

The Council on Foundations is pleased to announce that Janelle Carter Brevard has been named Vice President of Communications and will lead the Council’s strategic communications efforts to advance its policy and programmatic agenda.

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Vikki's keynote address on Partnerships and the SDGs at Global Partnerships Week 2017

Thursday, February 2, 2017

The Council and HUD are seeking nominations from charitable foundations working with the public sector to improve the neighborhoods and quality of life for low- and moderate-income American for the 2017 HUD Secretary’s Awards for Public-Philanthropic Partnerships. The winners of these prestigious HUD Secretary’s Awards will be presented at the Council’s 2017 Annual Conference in Dallas, Texas, in April.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

The Council on Foundations has announced the names of the 24 promising philanthropic leaders have been selected to participate in the fourth Career Pathways Program. This intensive, year-long leadership development program is designed to foster diverse talent and excellence among the philanthropic sector's senior executives.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Philanthropy News Digest recently spoke with Chris Gates about his new role at the Council and what he — and the Council — can do to help our members prepare for the new administration.

The Council on Foundations offices will be closed from December 24, 2016 - January 2, 2017. During this time, Council staff is available to assist our members with their time-sensitive needs. Please dial the membership line directly at 703-879-0645 or email Membership at membership@cof.org.

Monday, December 19, 2016

This past Friday a diverse group of philanthropic leaders gathered in New York City to discuss the unexpected election results, what those results mean for our nation and what they mean for our work, both individually and as a sector.

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

A federal judge in Texas has issued a nationwide injunction to halt the implementation of the Department of Labor's new overtime rules.