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.
The fourth edition of this easy-to-read how-to guide incorporates the significant updates to the public support test regulations the Department of the Treasury issued in 2011.
This solutions brief consolidates lessons learned from roundtable and teleconference discussions and research from the field on international corporate philanthropy.
This report documents some of the reasons and highlights examples of family foundations that have decided to take that step and become global funders.
Learn what philanthropy is doing—or should be doing—in rural communities to growing assets and improve education, health, and the environment.
This Solutions Brief consolidates lessons learned from roundtable and teleconference discussions and research from the field on employee volunteerism.
The Principles aim to guide and support funders in making better decisions in pursuing their international missions and objectives, and to provide a framework that will encourage and assist more foundations to get involved internationally.
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.
This master reference alerts you to the legal fundamentals governing U.S. grantmaking and eases your way through the maze of tax laws, Treasury regulations, and IRS guidance.
This Solutions Brief consolidates lessons learned from roundtable and teleconference discussions and research from the field on strategic communications in corporate philanthropy.
This Solutions Brief consolidates lessons learned from roundtable and teleconference discussions and research from the field on technology in corporate philanthropy.
The Complete Guide brings together and updates the information, guidance, and tips found in Grantmaking Basics I and II with more essential tools for grantmakers.
The Giving Family offers parents dozens of simple family activities to teach children of any age how to give their time, their talents, and (yes!) their money to people and causes they care about