Foundation Management

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:

Mission, Vision & Values
Public Disclosure Requirements
Record Keeping and Retention
Staff Administration
Stewardship Principles
Strategic Planning

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.

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.