As we hit the midpoint of 2017, Brad focuses his monthly update on community and economic development.
Monthly updates on what is going on at the Council around our work with community foundations.
Community foundations can better meet the needs of local students while attracting more donors. Explore one community foundation’s experience in redesigning its scholarship program, as well as insightful findings from a recent report by National College Access Network. The Council's legal counsel will also address legal considerations involved with program changes.
The 2016 Full Grantmaker Salary and Benefits Report offers the most comprehensive information in the field of grantmaking on compensation levels and salary administration.
This month Brad is highlighting the National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations® program as well as sharing several other resources to help kick off the summer season.
April came and went, and it packed a punch.
Led by Suzanne Friday, Counsel for the Council on Foundations, this workshop is flexibly organized to ensure that your broad legal questions for administering funds, grants, and community foundation activities are addressed.
Now is a time of significant opportunity for community foundations.
The Council’s Senior Counsel and Vice President of Legal Affairs, Suzanne Friday, and Director of Community Philanthropy, Brad Ward, explored funds that come from corporate donors.
This month ushers in some of the greatest occasions: March Madness, St. Patrick’s Day, and the first day of spring. What more could you ask for?
Many years ago the community foundation executives in Wisconsin met to collectively talk about a growing concern. At the time, any organization could call itself a community foundation, and if their actions gave the term a bad name, we could all suffer the consequences.