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Council on Foundations

Arlington, Virginia
www.cof.org

Council on Foundations was awarded $2,495,243 between 1983 and 2016, including 34 grants in Human Rights and Journalism & Media.

$300,000

2016 • 3 years

Created in 1949, the Council on Foundations is a nonprofit membership association of more than 2000 grantmaking foundations and corporations worldwide. The Council provides public policy insights, legal assistance, educational services, and networking opportunities to the philanthropic field through a variety of programs and its annual conference. It represents the interests of the philanthropic sector in Washington, hosts topically-oriented affinity groups, and produces research on a variety of topics ranging from taxation to diversity, equity, and inclusion. This grant is for general support, and is also intended in lieu of dues, which for a foundation of MacArthur’s size would be assessed at $25,000 per year. 

$180,000

2013 • 3 years

The Council on Foundations is a Washington, DC, area-based nonprofit membership association of more than 2000 grantmaking foundations and corporations worldwide. It provides leadership, legal expertise, and networking opportunities to the philanthropic field through a variety of year-round programs and its annual conference. This grant will provide general operating support.

$165,000

2010 • 3 years

In support of general operations (over three years).

$8,500

2007 • 4 months • Human Rights

To research, produce, and publish a Uganda country note on the U.S. International Grantmaking website.

$50,000

2006 • 1 year

In support of the National Standards for Community Foundations project.

$35,438

2005 • 1 year

In support of the cost of consultants to provide strategic advice on public policy issues.

$71,000

2004 • 1 year

In support of the cost of consultants to provide strategic advice on public policy issues.

$250,000

2004 • 4 years

In support of the project Building Strong and Ethical Foundations: Doing It Right.

$45,000

2002 • 2 years

To support international programs (over two years).

$10,000

2000 • 1 year

To support the Internet-based broadcasting of the annual conference.

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