The Career Pathways program focuses on increasing the number of philanthropic professionals from diverse backgrounds ready to ascend to leadership positions within foundations.
Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) help shape public issues, inform public debate, and unites community leaders on matters of public concern, among various other duties. Recognizing the responsibilities of foundation executives, The Council has developed a wide array of leadership resources to provide CEOs with the expertise and tools they need to be most effective.
In-Depth knowledge on CEO Leadership & Development
This study conducted by Forward Change provides a holistic, in-depth picture of the career experiences of 43 philanthropic professionals of color ranging from Program Officers to CEOs working in a diverse array of foundations.
To support leaders in their efforts to take meaningful action to address diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in their organizations, D5 commissioned JustPartners, Inc. to identify the most effective policies, practices, and programs to advance DEI.
A video series featuring leaders sharing their insights about their organizational journey to become more diverse and inclusive and lessons learned along the way.
Merede Graham of the Namaste Foundation offers her perspective about how generational succession is helping shape her foundation.
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 First 100 Days is not intended to be a comprehensive job description or in-depth exposé on the giving officer’s career; rather, it will help you, as a novice in this role, prioritize your activities during the early stages of your transition.
This monograph features foundation CEO and trustee reflections on the impact of a broad array of diversity and inclusiveness efforts.
“Lessons from the Field” features the stories, successes and experiences of CEOs and trustees of some of our nation’s leading foundations and corporate grantmaking programs, both large and small.
This document attempts to codify the job functions of private foundation CEOs and the skills and knowledge needed to perform these functions, referred to as competencies.