Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 12:25pm

The Council on Foundations today announced that Lumina Foundation President and CEO Jamie Merisotis has assumed the role of Chair of the Board of Directors. Merisotis was elected in November 2018, and began his term as Board Chair at the Council’s Leading Together 2019 conference. He succeeds Javier Soto, who has served as Chair since 2017 and will remain on the board. Merisotis previously served as Board Vice Chair for two years.

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 - 1:20pm

Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Council on Foundations announced the 2019 winners of the Secretary’s Award for Public-Philanthropic Partnerships. The awards recognize innovative partnerships between foundations and government that have been critical in transforming communities and improving the quality of life for low-and moderate-income residents across the country.

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 9:00am

Kathleen Enright starts as President and CEO at the Council.

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 2:30pm

2019 was an important year for the Council on Foundations. Above all, we are committed to thinking creatively (and responsively) about how we best serve Council members. A first step under the leadership of Kathleen Enright is a comprehensive review and analysis of the Council's membership structures and dues, to ensure we are ready to achieve our mission: advancing the work of our members and the philanthropic sector.

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 - 11:00am

The Council on Foundations announces the 2019 Career Pathways cohort.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 10:00am

The Council on Foundations announces that Studio in a School, a New York City program that serves young people by integrating visual arts into teaching and learning, will be awarded the Chapman Prize at its upcoming Awards Ceremony in Washington, D.C. on November 28.

Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 12:00pm

The Council on Foundations has announced the appointment of Kathleen P. Enright as its new President and CEO. Kathleen will begin on March 5, 2019, and Gene Cochran will continue to lead the organization through February, 2019.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 10:00am

The Council on Foundations announced that Stephen Heintz, President of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, will receive the Distinguished Service Award at its upcoming Awards Ceremony in Washington, DC

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 9:15am

Updated information about Hurricane Michael's impact and resources for foundations.

Monday, September 24, 2018 - 11:00am

The Council on Foundations announced that it will present Nusenda Foundation with its 2018 Wilmer Shields Rich Award for Excellence in Communications.