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.


From Our CEO

Your Council has a new look! But our brand promise remains grounded in helping philanthropy be a strong and trusted partner in advancing the greater good. Learn more in a blog post from President and CEO Kathleen Enright. 


Values-Aligned Philanthropy Toolkit

The newest addition to our online hub, “Values-Aligned Philanthropy for Community Foundations” is a step-by-step guide for community foundations developing and implementing an anti-hate policy.


Philanthropy's Response to Russian Invasion of Ukraine

Access resources and response funds for grantmaking to support Ukraine in response to the Russian invasion.

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