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:

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,

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

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

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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:

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. #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

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? 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

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:

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