Boards & Governance

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.

In-Depth knowledge on Boards & Governance

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.

A Program for Orienting New Trustees Is An Indispensable Step for Foundations to Maximize the Value and Benefits of Their Boards