Council on Foundations 2017 Annual Conference

The Council on Foundations 2017 Annual Conference (Leading Together) was held in Dallas on April 23-26. The Opening Plenary, Philanthropy’s Role in Vibrant Communities, kicked off with President George W. Bush discussing his recently published book, Portraits of Courage: A Commander in Chief’s Tribute to America’s Warriors, and the work of the George W. Bush Institute with American veterans […]

Council on Foundations 2016 Annual Conference

  The Council on Foundations 2016 Annual Conference (The Future of Community) was held in Washington DC on April 8-12. The Conference website identifies contemporary boundaries that make up community (identity, purpose, and place) and three focus areas that have a direct impact on the health and well-being of our global communities: EDUCATION & SKILL ACQUISITION In today’s […]

Council on Foundations 2014 Annual Conference

The Council on Foundations 2014 Annual Conference (Philanthropy Exchange) was held in Washington DC on June 8-10 with pre-conference sessions taking place on June 6 and 7. The Full Session Calendar shows the breadth of topics covered and is a wealth of resources. Here are some my favorites resources coming out of, or relating to topics covered by, the […]

Council on Foundations 2013 Annual Conference

  The Council on Foundations 2013 Annual Conference was held in Chicago on April 7-9.  Here are some my favorites resources coming out of the conference: The Opening Plenary, A National Philanthropic Dialogue on Safe and Healthy Communities, was accompanied by the following Session Materials: The History of Violence as a Public Health Issue from Centers […]

Council on Foundations 2012 Annual Conference

The Council on Foundations 2012 Annual Conference was held in Los Angeles on April 28 – May 2.  Once again I was a virtual attendee through the valuable blogs and tweets of others.  Here are some my favorites: Recap Sixteen Lessons this Next Gen-er Walked Away with from my Time in Los Angeles (RE: Philanthropy) – […]

Council on Foundations 2011 Annual Conference

This year's Council on Foundations (CoF) Annual Conference was held in Philadelphia. I was in town for the annual board and membership meetings of Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy (AAPIP) but am again blogging about the Conference as a virtual attendee through the blogs and tweets of others. Saturday, April 9 Congratulations to the Association […]

Tweets of the Week – 4/30/10

Here are some of my favorite posts of the week: COF_: Gore tells foundations: climate strides in your hands http://bit.ly/dlDtv1 COF10 COF_: COF10 – “Ten Ways” for Foundations to Strengthen Diversity and Inclusiveness http://bit.ly/9X6kGl Philanthropy411: New post by Rosetta Thurman – Racial Justice is Everybody’s Issue http://wp.me/proVT-sD rosettathurman: EPIP 2010 National Conference: The Full Recap […]

2010 Council on Foundations Annual Conference

Regretfully, I again missed the Council on Foundations (CoF) Annual Conference, though I was present in Denver for the Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy (AAPIP) annual board and membership meetings before flying to Portland to participate in the ReVV 2010 Conference.  The theme of the CoF Conference this year:  Intersections: Social Change, Social Justice, Social Innovation.  Thanks […]