This piece describes the work Abdirizak Mahboub has done in creating a cultural epicenter in the Midtown Plaza Mall in Wilmar, MN.
Brennan Gould, president and CEO of the Charlottesville Area Community Foundation, reflects on the city a year after the "Unite the Right" rally, and discusses the importance of acknowledging and addressing inequality.
Magui Rubalcava Shulman discusses the work Borealis Philanthropy is doing to support constituency-led organizations, outlining why that focus is crucial and discussing how the Scrivner Award, which she won in 2003, helps broaden philanthropy to include those areas that may at first seem risky.
During a time of growing partisanship, polarization, and religious bigotry, this event explored the current fractured state of religious diversity in America and opportunities for action by philanthropy.
As the NFL season has officially kicked off, I am reminded of the positive ways that so many athletes are effecting change off the field.
The 2016 Full Grantmaker Salary and Benefits Report offers the most comprehensive information in the field of grantmaking on compensation levels and salary administration.
An up to date overview of Basic Rights and Rules for Foundations working with Non-US Citizens, given early 2017 Executive Orders by the Trump administration
Monday, January 16, is Martin Luther King Jr. Day (MLK Day), a federal holiday in the U.S. The fact that a federal holiday was designated to commemorate the birthdate of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is significant - only two other figures have national holidays in the U.S. honoring them: George Washington and Christopher Columbus.
We all knew that November was going to be a tumultuous month (if you hadn't heard, there's an election today). When the polls close and the dust settles, the country could be set on one of a number of starkly different paths. Perhaps because of this uncertainty, President Obama took the opportunity to lift up one of the few truly bipartisan issues by declaring November National Entrepreneurship Month.
The Year in Review highlights the scope of the Council on Foundation's work in 2015.