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.

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Not Necessarily. While Some Family Foundations Prefer That All Trustees Be Family Members, Others Find That A Few Outside Voices Can Enrich the Process

This board briefing will help your board consider three main questions: what are the advantages and limitations of CEOs on boards? If the CEO is on the board, should he or she have full voting rights? How do your colleagues approach this decision?

The basic legalities of board compensation, a sampling of the most common practices and a breakdown of the pros of both compensated and voluntary board service