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Thursday, May 4, 2017

The Council on Foundations released the following statement from President and CEO Vikki Spruill regarding the White House executive order on the Johnson Amendment.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

The Council on Foundations, which represents nearly 1,000 philanthropic organizations, announced new leadership to its Board of Directors, as well as several new members.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Today, the Council on Foundations released the following statement from President and CEO Vikki Spruill.

RE:Philanthropy Blog

Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 2:30pm

This blog spotlights Community Foundation of the Lowcountry, which was one of 10 recipients of the 2017 HUD Secretary’s Award for Public-Philanthropic Partnerships. The awards are a joint effort between the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Council on Foundations and honor 10 innovative and impactful cross-sector initiatives that have increased the quality of life for low- and moderate-income Americans living in urban, suburban, and rural communities across the nation.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 5:18pm

Council updates on the 2017 Annual Conference, regulatory challenges in Hungary and China, our new Global Liaisons program, recent and upcoming webinars, and spring convenings for global grantmakers.

Monday, May 15, 2017 - 4:24pm

The Career Pathways 2017 Cohort recently came together for three days in Dallas to delve deeper into our leadership visions for philanthropy and hear from phenomenal leaders in the sector.

Washington Snapshot

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Take Action - Extend the Charitable Deduction to All Americans; Tax Reform Update - Competing legislative priorities complicate tax reform prospects; State Reliance on Federal Funds; New York Revitalization Act Amendments Go into Effect.
In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Ways and Means holds tax reform hearing, tension builds around border adjustment idea; New research estimates sharp decrease in giving under proposed tax code changes; Trump administration releases FY 2018 budget; In the States - New York nonprofit contractors take on City Hall, Texas two-step on nonprofit independence and public disclosures.
In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Tax Reform Update - Ways and Means Committee holds hearings, Senate gears up for tax reform; Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy named; Hearing on IRS reform scheduled for tomorrow; In the States - State budgets passing but on shaky footing; Mainers seek block grant transparency.