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Friday, October 13, 2017

Fires began Oct. 8 in Northern California, and have burned more than 180,000 acres and caused at least 31 deaths. Officials expect the death toll to rise as search efforts continue.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

On October 11, 2017, the Council on Foundations released a statement from President and CEO Vikki Spruill.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Noah Atencio, Vice President of Community Impact for Community First Foundation in Arvada, Colorado, was awarded the 2017 Robert W. Scrivner Award for Creative Grantmaking, one of the most prestigious honors for innovative grantmakers.

RE:Philanthropy Blog

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 8:00am

The Council on Foundations is thrilled to co-host the first-ever North American Community Foundations Summit in Mexico City. I am excited to think creatively and collaboratively with philanthropy peers from across North America to ensure that our changing communities leave no one behind.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 10:00am

We just concluded the third Council on Foundations Endowments and Finance Summit, where more than 100 foundation CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, board members and other leaders met to consider the future of the philanthropic sector. Based on post-event buzz and input from participants, it seems to have been our best Summit yet.

Washington Snapshot

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Tax Reform Update: House votes on key measure to advance tax reform; tax bill expected next week, IRS releases 2017-2018 Priority Guidance, In the States: Elected official fundraising for nonprofits under review in the states.
In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Tax Reform Update: Senate to vote on legislation that would lay the path for tax reform, Repealing the Johnson Amendment Remains a Target, A reflection on executive and regulatory activity in the Trump Administration, In the States: Elected official fundraising for nonprofits under review in the states.
In this week's edition of Snapshot: Non-itemizers charitable deduction bill introduced in the House, Congress makes progress on key budget milestones for passing tax reform, Top Ways & Means member raises UBIT at tax reform event, Democrats urge colleagues to maintain the Johnson Amendment, President Trump says he won’t fill many vacant appointment positions in agencies, and In the States: Learning from the states about tax reform.