United by a shared purpose: a better future for all.

We believe philanthropy is a powerful force for good. As a nonprofit membership association, the Council is committed to expanding trust in philanthropic organizations as they work to address society's most pressing challenges.


Leading Locally: The Power of Place-Based and Community Philanthropy

Place-based and community philanthropy are essential for building vibrant and inclusive communities. Join your peers from June 13-14 in Denver, for Leading Locally to network, develop skills, and explore place-based philanthropy topics! Early registration is now open.


Philanthropy's Response to Hurricane Ian

Access resources and response funds for grantmaking to support Florida and other areas affected by Hurricane Ian.


2022 Grantmaker Salary and Benefits Report

The 2022 Grantmaker Salary and Benefits Report presents salary, benefits, and diversity data of 10,304 full-time staff from 1,003 U.S. based foundations and corporate grantmakers. Information is presented by grantmaker type, foundation type, asset size, and geographic location. Council members can access the report for free.

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Philanthropy is a trusted partner in advancing the greater good.