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General Purposes

Council on Foundations

  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Strengthening Civic Space
  • Grant Amount $45,000
  • Grant Period January 1, 2005–December 31, 2005
  • Location Washington, DC, United States
  • Geographic Focus United States

About this grant

The Council on Foundations is a national membership organization created to promote and enhance accountable and effective philanthropy. The council is responsible for maintaining a code of ethics for grantmakers; representing organized philanthropy to government and the media; and educating the public on the role and value of foundations in American life.Funding will enable the council to provide ongoing educational programs and services to its members; convene its annual conference and special conferences for community foundations, corporate members and the affinity group network; and monitor and provide updates on federal legislation impacting philanthropy and the nonprofit sector.