Hear how the Homeless Persons Representation Project in Baltimore serves clients experiencing homelessness—including veterans and youth in Baltimore and across the state, and learn about their role in informing national efforts with the American Bar Association, Equal Justice Works and federal partners to “cover the map” with legal services for vulnerable populations by promoting best practices that produce tangible results.
The Council on Foundations is excited to honor the 2018 winners of the Distinguished Service Award, the Robert W. Scrivner Award for Creative Grantmaking, the Wilmer Shields Rich Award for Excellence in Communications and the Chapman Prize, at an event in Washington, DC.
This piece describes the work Abdirizak Mahboub has done in creating a cultural epicenter in the Midtown Plaza Mall in Wilmar, MN.
Ridgway White, president of the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, describes their partnership with other organizations in Flint, Michigan, the success they've had in helping ensure access to quality education, and lessons learned from those partnerships.
Mary L. Thomas outlines the work the Spartanburg Community Foundation has done in partnership with the Northside Initiative to improve the conditions within the Northside neighborhood in Spartanburg.
Noah Atencio discusses what winning the Robert W. Scrivner Award for Creative Grantmaking meant to him and the Community First Foundation, detailing the work done by the Innovators Society.
Join Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR) for 1.5-hour call to hear from a panel of experts on the border crisis, explore the impact of these policies on families and children, and learn about GCIR’s recommendations on how philanthropy can respond.
In the United States, LGBTQ History Month is celebrated during the month of October. It is an annual observance of LGBTQ history, and the history of the gay rights and related civil rights movements. LGBTQ History Month was first celebrated in 1994. Among the early supporters and members of the first coordinating committee for LGBT History Month was Council on Foundations Board Member and Arcus Foundation Executive Director, Kevin Jennings.
Join the Council on Foundations on Tuesday, October 11, at 12pm ET for a special briefing on work at the Federal level to improve outcomes for children in need. Christine Calpin, Managing Director of Public Policy at Casey Family Programs, will highlight some current opportunities to improve Federal child welfare financing and policy.