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Community Foundation Leadership Team

Council on Foundations

  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Enhancing Community Philanthropy
  • Grant Amount $750,000
  • Grant Period October 1, 2000–December 31, 2007
  • Location Washington, DC, United States
  • Geographic Focus United States

About this grant

Working with the community foundations and key partners, the Council on Foundations has established a national agenda for community foundations to build the capacity of individual community foundations and increase philanthropy in American communities. The national agenda has seven priority areas of work: national community foundation standards and best practices, emerging issues and research and development, technology, organizational and professional development, accountability, marketing, and forming relationships with financial services companies. This grant increase will enable the council to be proactive in addressing top priority needs in the community foundation field.