Publications

Fiscal Oversight covers the use of independent auditors, the fiscal responsibilities of board committees, and the impact of audit results. The study also provides data on conflict of interest policies, directors and officers liability insurance, and board discretionary giving and matching gifts.

Foundation CEOs and trustees share insights and personal stories related to significant paths of change and how they overcame setbacks. Download a copy and gain best practices to help you successfully lead your foundation, boards and staff.

International Corporate Philanthropy Solutions Brief

This solutions brief consolidates lessons learned from roundtable and teleconference discussions and research from the field on international corporate philanthropy.

Philanthropy Solutions Brief on Employee Volunteerism

This Solutions Brief consolidates lessons learned from roundtable and teleconference discussions and research from the field on employee volunteerism.

The Principles were created by representatives of more than 40 charitable sector organizations including the Council on Foundations (the working group coordinator), Independent Sector, InterAction and Grantmakers Without Borders, as an alternative to the U.S. Treasury Department's Voluntary Anti-Terrorist Guidelines.