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Council on Foundations annual conference 2017

New board chair and leadership at Council on Foundations

Alliance magazine 2 May 2017

Council on Foundations, the US association of philanthropic organizations, has announced a new chair and vice chair to its board of directors at its 2017 conference in Dallas. The Council has appointed Javier Alberto Soto, …

CoF reflections: We need to be able to defend our ground in unsettling times

Teri Behrens 2 May 2017

I’ve been back at work for a couple of days since the Council on Foundations annual conference and have had many opportunities to respond to the ‘How was the conference?’ question. Some of the responses …

Council on Foundations signals stronger focus on policy

Neal Hegarty 30 April 2017

More than 1,000 people came together for three days in Dallas, Texas, for the 2017 Annual Conference of the Council on Foundations.  With its theme of ‘Leading Together’, the conference featured inspiring keynote speakers, challenging …

Philanthropic commitments around political scenarios

Carolina Suarez 29 April 2017

I am back in Colombia after participating during four energetic days at the Annual Conference of the Council on Foundations -Leading Together 2017 – where we had the opportunity of introducing the work that from …

Building Bridges of Compassion from Burundi to Dallas

2 Michael Painter 28 April 2017

Gaping divisions have opened in unlikely, once unthinkable places: in our families, communities, and countries and across the world. It would be understandable if you at first thought that upsetting political argument you had over …