Peer Event

Council & CEONet | Community Foundation CEO Roundtable - November 2023

Community foundation executives joined a virtual Q&A discussion with the Council's Director, Legal Services to bring clarity to the legal landscape surrounding the Supreme Court decision and its potential implications for community foundations.

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Audio capabilities required; Video requested


Free to Members and Nonmembers
CEOs and Executive Directors of Community Foundations

Students for Fair Admissions Inc. Court Decision:
Potential Impact on Community Foundations

The U.S. Supreme Court issued its ruling on two cases: Students for Fair Admissions (SFFA) v. Harvard and SFFA v. University of North Carolina (UNC), which has impending impacts on philanthropic organizations, specifically for community foundations. Ben McDearmon, Director of Legal Services spoke during this engaging session designed for community foundation leaders, explored the significance of these court rulings, and provided updates to address critical questions on how this might impact your community foundation.  

During this event, participants had the unique opportunity to:   

  • Stay informed: Gained a deeper understanding of the recent Supreme Court decision and its relevance to your community foundation’s operations.  
  • Get questions answered: Participants brought legal questions to our knowledgeable staff, who provided insight and guidance that was tailored to the specific concerns of community foundations. 
  • Connect with peers: Shared experiences with fellow community foundation executives who are facing similar challenges and opportunities.  

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