When people think of the myriad of partnerships in which the Council engages, the Legal Team may not come first to mind. But the fact of the matter is, the Legal Team regularly engages with other organizations, particularly our regional partners, on behalf of the sector.
The 2016 Full Grantmaker Salary and Benefits Report offers the most comprehensive information in the field of grantmaking on compensation levels and salary administration.
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.
Vikki's keynote address on Partnerships and the SDGs at Global Partnerships Week 2017
In April, my tenure as chair of the Council on Foundations’ Board of Directors will end, and I will near completion of my board service.
Enjoy a day rich in new experiences and ideas — where you will be challenged to think more deeply, entertain new perspectives, and ultimately dig into potential new narratives for rural America. We will create an environment to spur your thinking about existing assets in new ways, new assets that are needed, ways to turn assets into opportunities, and importantly, how to better engage citizens toward new narratives for economic and social prosperity.
Director of Community Philanthropy Brad Ward shares the big takeaways from Strengthening Community: Finding Synergies between Leadership and Donor Engagement, a recent Council member workshop about what it takes to operate a successful community foundation in this century.
The Council on Foundations partnered with the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy on a special issue of The Foundation Review examining the Future of Community. The issue explores aspects of the relationship between foundations and communities, addressing topics such as the redefinition of community, the effect of evolving demographics, and potential solutions to climate change.
Vikki Spruill's opening remarks at the 2016 Endowments and Finance Summit.
Join the Council on Foundations for a conversation with your peers about the ways in which foundations can transcend the current climate of partisan stalemate and work to make our democratic processes more fair, open, and representative.