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General Purposes

Council on Foundations

  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Strengthening Civic Space
  • Grant Amount $100,000
  • Grant Period January 1, 2008–December 31, 2008
  • Location Washington, DC, United States
  • Geographic Focus United States

About this grant

This grant provides general purpose support to the Council on Foundations, a national membership organization of private foundations, community foundations, and corporate funders. The council is dedicated to promoting, strengthening, and enhancing services to support the field of philanthropy in both the United States and internationally. Since its establishment in 1958, the council has served as a resource and advocate for philanthropic organizations. Throughout the field, the council is recognized as the main organization that represents the voice of a broad spectrum of foundations in the United States.