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.
Community Foundations Week is the perfect time to celebrate the great work community foundations do around the country. This is especially true at a time when foundations are being asked to do more and more because of federal, state, and local budget cuts.
On October 11, 2017, the Council on Foundations released a statement from President and CEO Vikki Spruill.
Statement from the President and CEO, Vikki Spruill, on Tax Reform.
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 Year in Review highlights the scope of the Council on Foundation's work in 2015.
Kim Bluitt, Member Relations Director, Pacific Q&A with Jonathan Lorenzo Yorba, President & CEO, The Community Foundation Serving the Counties of Riverside & San Bernardino,
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
Right now, over 200 leaders from across the philanthropic sector are uniting in Washington, D.C. to tell their lawmakers that thriving philanthropy builds thriving communities. As lawmakers contemplate comprehensive tax reform, individual changes to the tax code and the President’s FY2015 budget, we must ensure Washington understands that tax policy matters to philanthropy.