This white paper provides a review of critical governance issues that foundations must consider to remain in compliance with prevailing and emerging laws and regulations.
Board members play a critical role in directing the strategic direction of foundations. The Council's board and governance resources will help board members become more effective by providing key tools and guidance essential to understanding the governance of foundations.
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This white paper outlines best practices with proven results that foundations can use to find and create a diverse and inclusive staff and investment advisory team.
The 2014 Board Compensation Tables provide foundations with tools to benchmark their board compensation practices against peers in the field.
The Council on Foundations, in collaboration with BoardSource, is proud to announce the publication of an easy-to-use guide for new foundation board members.
The persistent scrutiny of nonprofit governance has prompted leaders at many types of organizations to take steps to assure that their own houses are in good legal and financial order. For private foundations, this checklist is a good place to start.
The Council has actively supported extending and expanding the IRA charitable rollover since its inclusion in The Pension Protection Act of 2006 (PPA).
BoardEffect® is the leading board portal solution for foundations and nonprofit organizations. More than 160 organizations representing more than 7,000 board members are actively using their BoardEffect portal.
An engaged board is critical for a community foundation to achieve its greatest level of impact. But how can an emerging community foundation encourage board members to be fully engaged in helping the organization grow and fulfill its mission?