Preconference registration is now closed.

You are welcome to complete the registration form and bring it to our on-site registration desk in Chicago!

On-Site Registration Hours:

Saturday, April 6, 7 a.m.– 9 p.m.
Sunday, April 7, 7 a.m.–6 p.m.
Monday, April 8, 7 a.m.—6 p.m.
Tuesday, April 9, 7 a.m. – noon

If you require immediate assistance, please e-mail us at or call 703-879-0750.


All Annual Conference registration cancellations must be submitted in writing. Fax your cancellation to 703-879-0800 or 703-879-0802 or e-mail to

Cancellation fees will be as follows:
  • Cancellation through February 22, 2013: Full refund minus $150 administrative fee
  • Cancellation after February 22, 2013: No refund available

Hotel Reservations

Hilton Chicago
720 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, Illinois, 60605

Reserve a room online or call 877-865-5320 and say you are attending the 2013 Council on Foundations Annual Conference.

View room rates and hotel cancellation policies.
The Council on Foundations is a national nonprofit association of more than 1,700 grantmaking foundations and corporations. As the leading advocate for philanthropy, we strive to increase the effectiveness, stewardship, and accountability of our sector while providing our members with the services and support they need to advance the common good.