A partnership between Rasmuson Foundation and laska Housing Finance Corp. helps Alaskan families out by funding crucial housing development.
Debbie Reznick of Polk Bros. Foundation describes the work they've done with Michael Reese and the Chicago Community Trust to improve the health of those experiencing homelessness.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Council on Foundations (COF) today announced the winners of the 2017 HUD Secretary’s Award for Public-Philanthropic Partnerships.
The Year in Review highlights the scope of the Council on Foundation's work in 2015.
Council on Foundations Q&A with Ann Sewill, Vice President of Housing & Economic Development, California Community Foundation
Would we be happy if you read about our “Good Deeds” initiative, thought to yourself, “How nice” and then moved on? Not so much.
At a recent gubernatorial candidate forum I attended in Rhode Island, a Brown University professor presented on the challenges of climate change for the Ocean State. His last slide gave three examples of “win-win solutions.” At the top of the list was the Green & Healthy Homes Initiative (GHHI).
The Community Foundation of Western Nevada embarked upon a resident engagement initiative in 2013 centering on improving the lives of runaway, homeless and aging-out foster youth, ages 12-24.
A brand new conference experience – Philanthropy Exchange – supercharges the Council on Foundations' Annual Conference with enhanced networking opportunities, an inclusive perspective on the shared values of the field, and a focus on the issues that matter to you.
Sometimes small grants can have surprisingly large effects, and advance your mission with unexpected potency. Case in point: the Northwest Area Foundation made a $50,000 grant to support the work of the Growing Transit Communities partnership in the Central Puget Sound Region. Planners needed funds to analyze areas of opportunity and access in Seattle. They believed the findings could impact housing and transportation projects planned to revitalize low-income neighborhoods through the Sustainable Communities Initiative of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).