Brad Ward provides an update on news from the Council, including about the announcement of a new president and CEO, as well as including information on new tools and resources for community foundations.
Monthly updates on what is going on at the Council around our work with community foundations.
Brad Ward discusses disaster response resources, DAFs and the upcoming CEO Roundtable, new tools, and more in the September issue of Community Philanthropy Update.
Last month at Legal Matters in Milwaukee, among the 50 community foundation colleagues in attendance, I argued that a newly defined role for community foundations is solidifying for the field. That role is to create the atmosphere, culture, and ecosystem for shared ownership of community.
Brad Ward describes the scholarship slump, as well as new events and resources for Council members in the June newsletter.
On Monday, April 30, 2018, the Community Foundations National Standards Board (CFNSB), a supporting organization of the Council on Foundations, announced four new board members.
As we think about the future of the Council, I personally have been reflecting on the role the Council must play moving forward—not just what it’s been for the past 70 years, but the changing context that is shaping the future of community foundations.
As you read this, I’ve landed on the beautiful island of St. Croix, in the U.S. Virgin Islands, to engage with community foundations, our federal partners, FEMA, and other associations to discuss how philanthropy helps this U.S. territory, as well as Puerto Rico, continue its recovery from the devastating hurricanes back in September.
I am deeply impressed by the relationships built in our field, sometimes from just one simple interaction at a Council event.