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.

In order to truly make any progress around racial equity, we must address racism directly. @HeinzEndow’s President, VP of Comms, and Director of Equity and Social Justice share their organization’s journey towards racial equity. https://bit.ly/3tiOYbr #Comms4Good

Members, friends and supporters of @ABFE are angry and disheartened over the death of #DaunteWright. Philanthropy must increase and sustain its focus on funding groups that demand justice and the reinvention of broken, racist systems. You can't keep funding what doesn't work!

Only one month left to complete the 2021 Grantmaker Salary and Benefits Survey! GSB provides the most comprehensive data on staff composition and compensation in the US. The survey will field until 5/10. For more information and to take the survey, visit https://bit.ly/3gdujCh.

Non-profit orgs in Syracuse push for a city-wide response to the lead poisoning crisis. in part 4 of her series, reporter Sydney Gold speaks with @CNYCF and others about the effort. @MySouthSide https://www.waer.org/post/keeping-kids-safe-lead-poisoning-nonprofits-role-fighting-healthy-homes-buildings

Talented leaders and organizations have used virtual platforms in some incredibly creative ways over the last 13 months. We can all draw lessons from the ways they're changing #JewishLife, #JewishCommunity, and #JewishEducation. https://jimjosephfoundation.org/news-blogs/a-perspective-on-creative-connection-community-and-collaboration-in-physically-distant-times/

"While expertise certainly provides an important role in grantmaking, as it does in the arts, a broader and more inclusive understanding of expertise can lead to more equitable funding across all programs." https://cep.org/the-art-of-philanthropy-the-philanthropy-of-art/

“In short, quality summer learning programs provided by school districts and their community partners can be a valuable tool in improving student outcomes.” Watch the video to learn more. http://ow.ly/imwt50EhVK1

Join the Council, @ICNLAlliance, and @AshokaCSIP on 4/22 for Granting to India: How to Best Support Indian Non-Profits as they discuss how philanthropy can best respond to India’s ever-changing environment. https://bit.ly/31ZNnLY

.@cmtysolutions has spent years working to accelerate an end to homelessness in the United States. 🏠

Yesterday they were named the $100 million recipient in our #100andChange competition: https://www.macfound.org/programs/100change/2021-award-recipient

"Through grantmaking and societal influence, philanthropy is a critical steward of the civil exchange of ideas and unites our nation through positive actions." https://cep.org/out-of-many-one/

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