CEO Leadership & Development

The chief executive serves the management function of the organization and acts as the principal conduit of information to the board. The chief executive plans and directs the specific activities of the organization, hires and supervises staff, and approves commitments that do not require board approval. He or she will report on the foundation’s operations and finances and make suggestions for board action.

The Council highly values the role that CEO leadership plays in the success or failure of foundations, so we have developed an array of leadership resources to assist CEO’s with their duties.

In-Depth knowledge on CEO Leadership & Development

The role of the foundation CEO is pivotal to the success of a foundation’s goals. Even at foundations without a staff, the tasks of the CEO do not disappear, but rather are carried out by board members.

The Internal Revenue Code provides excise tax penalties that can be imposed by the Internal Revenue Service whenever unreasonable or excessive compensation is paid to high-level employees of charitable organizations. Over and above any legal requiremen