COUNCIL ON FOUNDATIONS

Recent tweets from Council on Foundations:

The Council provides the leadership & tools needed by philanthropic organizations to expand, enhance & sustain their ability to advance the common good.

Join Dekalb County, GA Commissioner @LarryJohnsonD3 (@NACoTweets) and Mayor @nanwhaley to discuss The Urgency of State and Local Policymaking and what philanthropy can bring to the public discourse in their communities. REGISTER: https://bit.ly/2Hdeexm

Hear from @Give2Asia President and CEO, Birger Stamperdahl, and @FeedbackLabs Senior Director of Programs and Strategy, Megan Campbell, as they offer insight into philanthropic work during times of disaster. To learn more visit, https://bit.ly/3ohouFw.

We are less than two weeks away from the 2020 Public Policy Summit! This two-day, virtual event is FREE for Council members and space is filling up fast. For more information and to register, visit https://bit.ly/35nw60b.

Unrestricted funding is vital for charities, but it often poses challenges for funders. @Give2Asia CEO @bstamperdahl
explores the tradeoffs—and potential solutions—in this @COF_ blog post. #philanthropy #CSR

https://www.cof.org/blogs/amplify/2020-10-20/unrestricted-funding-dilemma-advantages-and-challenges-general-support

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While 1 in 4 adults have a #disability, a new report from @COF_ shows that less than 1 percent of foundations have any people with disabilities on their full-time staff. Read our press release: https://www.respectability.org/2020/10/new-philanthropy-study-cof/

Join us today at 2 pm ET for our webinar about disasters and racial disparities. The webinar is made possible by the generous support of Rita Allen Foundation, & is co-sponsored by @ABFE, @COF_, @CHANGEPhil, @CharityNav & @Funders_Network. http://ow.ly/IQeT50BSDtG #CDP4Recovery

Don’t miss this and other opportunities to learn from sector experts and peers at an upcoming Council program.

TODAY'S FEATURED EVENT: Legal Matters for Corporate Foundations & Giving Programs-October 28-29

To register or to learn more, visit https://bit.ly/33dSj19

Interesting read from @npquarterly on recent @COF_ report: is the purpose of foundations social impact or granting? And do they fail in their fiduciary duty if they don't invest more now? https://nonprofitquarterly.org/philanthropy-beneath-the-hood-why-investment-practice-matters/?utm_source=NPQ+Newsletters&utm_campaign=54f6b820d1-NPQ_Newswire_Newsletter_2020_06_08_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_94063a1d17-54f6b820d1-12281877&mc_cid=54f6b820d1&mc_eid=8763dbcf6d Thoughts @CPMRU? @Phil_journal?

Today is the last day of early bird registration for the 2020 Public Policy Summit! This two-day virtual event is designed for those looking to strengthen their organization’s public policy efforts. Members are FREE. To register, visit https://bit.ly/37hJ6qT

Join us for our 2020 Public Policy Summit. A virtual experience from November 12-13th where leaders will learn how to address pressing policy issues. This event is FREE for Council members. Early Bird pricing expires October 17. REGISTER TODAY: https://bit.ly/344MVOo.

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