Monday, May 17, 2021 - 2:00pm

The Council on Foundations today announced the two cohorts selected to participate in the 2021 Career Pathways program, a leadership development initiative designed to diversify the talent pipeline for executive roles in the philanthropic sector. The 47 new participants are members of the program’s eighth and ninth cohorts.

Monday, February 22, 2021 - 9:28am

Recent letters to Government Officials that the Council has signed on to.

Monday, February 22, 2021 - 8:57am

Updated information about the impact of 2021 Winter Storms and resources for foundations.

Monday, January 25, 2021 - 10:00am

The Council on Foundations today announced the appointment of four nonprofit leaders to its Board of Directors, as well as the renomination of two current members for a second term. New members include: Martha I. Jimenez, Executive Vice President and General Counsel of The California Endowment; Brandee McHale, Head of Citi Community Investing and Development and President of the Citi Foundation; Jennifer Ford Reedy, President of the Bush Foundation; and Mai-Anh Tran, Chief Financial Officer of the Ford Foundation.

Monday, December 21, 2020 - 12:00pm

Our offices will be closed for the holidays between December 24th and January 4th as we take time to relax with loved ones and prepare to face 2021 with renewed enthusiasm and focus.

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 1:45pm

To accelerate the progress and impact of business efforts to address racial equity, Association of Corporate Citizenship Professionals (ACCP), Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose (CECP), The Council on Foundations, and Points of Light collaborated to host a two-day conference titled, “Racial Equity: Moving Companies from Promise to Action.”

Monday, November 2, 2020 - 10:20am

Two new laws in Nicaragua, The Law for the Regulation of Foreign Agents and The Special Law on Cybercrimes, will fundamentally reshape how foreign funders can support Nicaraguan nonprofits and how civic space is regulated in the country.

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 4:52pm

COVID-19 has had a substantial impact on philanthropy and the way it does business. In the wake of this global pandemic, foundations took immediate action to do more – pledging to support nonprofit partners, people and communities hit hardest by the impacts of the virus. To highlight both the opportunities and the challenges global foundations face in shifting their practices, we are sharing blogs throughout the Fall from global funders who strive to do better despite the barriers.

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 5:00pm

A new law signed on September 28, 2020 will greatly tighten and restrict the existing Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA). FCRA is the cornerstone law that regulates how nonprofits in India can receive foreign funding, including from U.S.-based foundations and corporations.

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 4:30pm

A new report from Council on Foundations, Philanthropy California, and Dalberg Advisors outlines how the US philanthropic sector is responding to the 2020 crises — and the opportunities to shift practices and share power to enable communities and the industry to #BuildBackBetter.