The 2016 Administrative and Program Expense Tables provide foundations with tools to benchmark their expenses – charitable administrative, program service, and qualifying distributions – against peers in the field. Containing data collected through the Council’s 2016 Grantmaker Salary and Benefits Survey, this report offers detailed breakdowns of the data by grantmaker type, staff size, geographic location, and asset group (note – this report does not examine fees associated with fund administration at community foundations).
In-Depth knowledge on Staffing, Salaries & Benefits
The 2016 Grantmakers Salary and Benefits Survey has now launched.
Frequently asked questions about the Council's Grantmakers Salary & Benefits Report.
The 2013 Grantmakers Salary Tables provide aggregate information on U.S. foundation and corporate giving program staff salaries and benefits. Free to participants and Council members and $159 for nonmembers, the tables compile data on more than 8,000 full-time employees from across the country. Mean, median, range, 25th, and 75th percentiles are provided.
Members can now access the following salary tables with data from the 2013 Grantmakers Salary and Benefits Survey.
This webinar addresses the core question: How can emerging community foundations staff at small scale for big results? It presents principles employed by a group of small, growing community foundations in California, and illustrates the priorities and personalities that were drivers of specific staffing approaches.
This sample job description for an administrative assistant is shared thanks to the generosity of the Cargill Foundation.
This sample job description for a senior research consultant/foundation grants manager is provided thanks to the generosity of the Blue Foundation.
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