Council on Foundations

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The Council on Foundations is a membership organization of more than 2,000 grant-making foundations and giving programs worldwide. It provides leadership expertise, legal services and networking opportunities and other services to participating members and the general public.

Council profile[edit]

The members of the council focus mainly on the following subjects:

  • Child and youth development
  • Civil rights
  • Community development
  • Crime prevention
  • General education
  • Primary education

Council on Foundations Awards[edit]

2005 Awards[edit]

Distinguished Grantmaker Award: Rien van Gendt, executive director of the Van Leer Group Foundation [1].

Robert W. Scrivner Award for Creative Grantmaking: Nancy Latimer, senior program officer in the Children and Families program of the McKnight Foundation

Paul Ylvisaker Award for Public Policy Engagement: The Maytree Foundation

2005 Film and Video Festival Awards[edit]

The Council on Foundations holds a yearly film festival in collaboration with Grantmakers in Film + Electronic Media. These are the winners of the 2005 Film and Video Festival Awards:

These video projects will make their debut during the Council's 56th Annual Conference in San Diego, California the week of April 8[2].

See also[edit]