Last time, Winter Storm Jonas launched a furious blitz and knocked us off our game. But after a brief huddle, we're back to the line of scrimmage for the first Legal Lunch Series of 2016.
Foundation staff are expected to be knowledgeable and have developed a broad range of skills, from donor relations to human resources and community leadership. The Council is here to offer support by providing relevant resources to help guide your learning and sharpen your skill set in foundation management practices.
In-Depth Topics Under Foundation Management:
In-Depth knowledge on Foundation Management
The 2015 Administrative Expenses Tables provide foundations with tools to benchmark their administrative expenses – their grants, salaries, qualifying distributions, etc. – against peers in the field.
Council legal pilgrims Suzanne Friday and Bryan Del Rosario cordially invite you to an autumn harvest celebration: Part 2 of the 4 planned "Legal Lunch" webinars on Thursday, November 19 at 2 PM EST.
Frequently asked questions on basic foundation types and formation.
This glossary of philanthropic terms can help you get started in understanding the broader field of philanthropy.
Is your foundation using best practices for internal processes?
In this age of austerity, it is more important than ever to ask and answer how foundations' decisions impact the fields they work in.
Representatives from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation discuss how their foundation became a Web 2.0 philanthropy and the effects it had on their employees, grantees, and programming.
The Council on Foundations’ Foundation Management Series provides foundation boards and staff with the tools needed to benchmark their practices and operations against peers in the field.
Directors & Officers liability insurance provides financial protection for a foundation and its directors, officers, employees, and volunteers in the event of a lawsuit.