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Thursday, January 27, 2022 - 11:00am

The Council on Foundations (the Council) today announced that its membership has approved the appointment of three philanthropic executives to its board of directors: Srikanth Gopal, Managing Partner of Humanity United; Galen Maness, Chief Operating Officer of the San Francisco Foundation; and Jay Williams, President and CEO of the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving.

Monday, January 24, 2022 - 2:30pm

The Council on Foundations today announced the selection of 51 philanthropy professionals for participation in Career Pathways, a leadership development program designed to diversify the talent pipeline for executive-level roles in Philanthropy.

Monday, December 13, 2021 - 7:30am

Updated information about the impact of December 2021 Tornadoes on communities and resources for foundations.

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 3:00pm

The Council on Foundations (“the Council”) today recognized outstanding leadership in the philanthropic sector through its awards program. Tara McKenzie Sandercock, Senior Vice President of Grants and Community Partnerships at the Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro, is this year’s winner of the Distinguished Service Award, and the General Service Foundation receives the Robert W. Scrivner Award for Creative Grantmaking.

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 11:30am

The Council on Foundations (“the Council”) today announced the release of the 2021 Grantmaker Salary and Benefits Report (GSB), an annual analysis of key human resources trends that includes the most comprehensive data on the composition and compensation of U.S. foundations.

Monday, September 13, 2021 - 10:30am

In response to a rise in anti-democratic extremism and hate groups in the U.S., the Council on Foundations (Council) today released Values-Aligned Philanthropy: Foundations Resisting Hate and Extremism. The report and accompanying online resource hub are part of the Council’s efforts to prevent hate funding within the philanthropic sector.

Monday, August 30, 2021 - 11:00am

Updated information about the impact of Hurricane Ida on communities and resources for foundations.

Friday, August 20, 2021 - 9:30am

Updated information about the Afghanistan refugee crisis and philanthropy's response.

Monday, August 16, 2021 - 11:00am

Updated information about the impact of 2021 earthquake in Haiti and philanthropy's response.

Monday, August 9, 2021 - 8:30am

The Council on Foundations today announced the launch of an executive-in-residence program to support its new strategic direction. The program will leverage the expertise of executive-level leaders to shape new areas of work that advance the Council’s long-term goals of supporting philanthropy to be a trusted partner in advancing the greater good.