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.


Building Together

Building Together: Leading Collaboratively Across Differences is an immersive leadership experience for philanthropic leaders who want to develop the strategies and skills to productively navigate differences in service of the greater good. Join us in Chicago, May 6-9, 2024!


Member Survey

All Council members will receive an invitation to participate in our 2023 Member Survey from our research partners, Harder+Company, on October 31. This is your opportunity to share your thoughts on the Council’s initiatives and reflect on what resources would help you better meet your goals.  

2023 GSB

Grantmaker Salary and Benefits Report

The 2023 Grantmaker Salary and Benefits Report is updated with the most recent sector data. Information is presented by grantmaker type, foundation type, asset size, and geographic location. Download the 2023 Grantmaker Salary and Benefits Report today!

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Shared purpose. Collective voice. Greater impact.

Philanthropy is a trusted partner in advancing the greater good.