The Council on Foundations (the Council) today announced that its membership has approved the appointment of three philanthropic executives to its board of directors: Srikanth Gopal, Managing Partner of Humanity United; Galen Maness, Chief Operating Officer of the San Francisco Foundation; and Jay Williams, President and CEO of the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving.
The Council on Foundations today announced the selection of 51 philanthropy professionals for participation in Career Pathways, a leadership development program designed to diversify the talent pipeline for executive-level roles in Philanthropy.
Join this peer-led discussion for community foundation staff to connect and learn within the Council network.
Is your organization a new Council member or are you new to the Council community? Please join us (virtually) to celebrate you, our newest members, during our 2021 Member Week.
As philanthropy continues to support nonprofits and invest in local communities, foundations across the country are looking beyond their grantmaking to better leverage their endowments and investments to further their mission.
Please join us for an important conversation about the climate movement and systemic racism in the United States. We often hear that “durable” US climate policy requires bipartisan buy-in and agreement, but durable policy also requires a movement that can maintain and enhance a functioning democracy. Yet, we also need "meaningful" climate policy, and that will require people power.
With the UN General Assembly (UNGA) just a few weeks away, there is no shortage of challenges that will hinder the world’s capacity to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) by 2030. From the IPCC’s recent devastating climate report and natural disasters in every corner of the world to the refugee crisis unfolding in Afghanistan – all while the world continues to battle COVID-19 and a vaccine rollout crippled by unequal access and misinformation.
Join the Council on Foundations to discuss our recently published white paper, which dives into the challenges facing the sector as foundations work to develop solutions that meet their needs. You’ll hear suggestions, recommendations, and next steps from our team and leaders in the field.
Join Commonfund Institute and the Council on Foundations for a discussion of the results from the newly released 2020 Council on Foundations–Commonfund Study of Investment of Endowments for Private and Community Foundations® (CCSF).
The Council on Foundations today announced the two cohorts selected to participate in the 2021 Career Pathways program, a leadership development initiative designed to diversify the talent pipeline for executive roles in the philanthropic sector. The 47 new participants are members of the program’s eighth and ninth cohorts.