Foundations On The Hill

The Council on Foundations’ Veterans Philanthropy Exchange hosted a congressional briefing to highlight work underway in veterans’ healthcare and mental health services for transitioning veterans. The briefing, which included leaders from Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation, Robert R. McCormick Foundationand The New York State Health Foundation, was the latest outreach from foundations and corporate funders who have invested millions to address veterans’ issues over the last four years.

In this week's Washington Snapshot: POTUS Sends FY 2017 Budget Proposal to Congress; Congress Requests Endowment Information from Universities; Crossroads GPS Group Granted (c)(4) Status; Borrowing from One's Agency Endowment; State Budget Challenges Raising Tensions, Anxiety for Nonprofits; FASB Outreach on Proposed Change to Nonprofit Accounting Standards; and more!

The Council on Foundations is excited to launch Seasons of Giving, a quarterly newsletter with valuable insights to help you advance your work and increase your impact.

In this week's snapshot, you'll read about: Camp Bill Sets Critical Precedents; 501(c)(4) Rules Elicit Strong Public Response; Philanthropy Week in Washington Recap; Other News in Philanthropy