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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.


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The Council’s broad community foundation network lets you learn from each other, share stories behind your data, and contribute to our collective understanding of the field. Community foundations are stronger when your decisions are based on timely, accurate, and complete information.


Philanthropy's Response to the Morocco Earthquake

Access resources and response funds for grantmaking to support the people and communities affected by the earthquake in Morocco.


Legal Resources for SFFA v. Harvard

The Council is working to understand how the decision’s reverberations may extend to philanthropy and to our nonprofit partners. Check out our list of resources and Legal FAQ for more information.

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