America has led the world in developing a national culture of civic participation, but one of the most enduring institutions that we created has been the community foundation.
Today, President Obama is proud to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the community foundation with a convening here at the White House, where we welcomed more than 100 leaders from this field. Together, we commemorated a century of achievement by community foundations and looked forward to the possibilities that lie ahead.
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See President Barack Obama’s message for the White House convening on Community Foundations below: