2020 Council on Foundations-Commonfund Study of Investment of Endowments for Private & Community Foundations (CCSF) Survey

The CCSF is the field's most comprehensive and authoritative study on investment and governance practices at private and community foundations. The goal is to provide a unique information source for financial and investment staff, trustees and investment committee members of the nation’s private and community foundations. Your participation is key to achieving this goal.

Key Dates

The 2020 Survey will be open from March 15 through May 14, and the results will be released in September 2021. 

What are the benefits of participation?

Survey participants (Council membership not required) will receive an advance copy of the full report and press release before they are made public.

The CCSF serves an important role in fostering an enhanced understanding by participants, policymakers, and the public of these important dynamics affecting private and community foundations. Please accept in advance, on behalf of ourselves and your fellow participants, our thanks for your assistance in this important research.

How to Participate

To learn more or request information on how to participate, contact Commonfund at benchmarks@commonfund.org.