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Thursday, February 1, 2018

Respondents to an annual survey on foundation salaries and demographics indicated that one in three foundation staff was between the ages of 50-64 last year, and one in four came from a racial or ethnic minority background. The analysis, part of data collected annually in the Council on Foundations’ Grantmaker and Salary Benefits Report, has for three decades been an important tool for foundations to plan their annual budgets, benchmark their personnel practices and determine salary levels for staff.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

The Council on Foundations, Interfaith Youth Core and the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation convened a national discussion aimed at sparking solutions for the fractured state of religious diversity in America on January 31, in Washington D.C.

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

The Council on Foundations has joined a growing coalition, which pledges to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace. The CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ includes more than 300 CEOs of America’s leading companies and business organizations, who have jointly agreed to a pledge to cultivate a workplace and culture where diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected, employees feel comfortable and encouraged to discuss diversity and inclusion and where practices can be shared across organizations. It is the latest effort for the Council, which for several years has pushed Diversity, Equity and Inclusion as a core policy and operating principle for the philanthropic sector.

Monday, January 8, 2018

The Council on Foundations is pleased to announce that Julianne Sobral has been named its new Chief Operating Officer. Julianne comes to the role after serving the last 2.5 years as its Senior Vice President for Operations and Talent Development and having been with the organization since 2013.

Friday, December 22, 2017

The Council on Foundations offices will be closed from December 23, 2017 - January 1, 2018. 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.

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

On December 20, 2017, the Council on Foundations released the following statement from President and CEO Vikki Spruill

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

The Council on Foundations is proud to announce the 24 members of its 2018 Career Pathways cohort, representing the fifth class of the program.

Saturday, December 16, 2017

Independent Sector, the Council on Foundations, and the National Council of Nonprofits, collectively representing tens of thousands of charitable and philanthropic organizations, are unified in opposition to the final tax legislation.

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Nearly 9,000 wildfires tore through the State of California in December 2017, burning 1.2 million acres of land, destroying more than 10,800 structures and killing at least 46 people.

Saturday, December 2, 2017

On Saturday, December 2, the Council on Foundations released the following statement from President and CEO Vikki Spruill on Senate Passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act