Ethics & Accountability

Grantmaking foundations have a strong history of being created with honorable motives and operated with unquestionably high standards. Find questions and answers as well as sample policies to promote best practices and encourage the highest level of ethical governance for both public and private foundations.

In-Depth knowledge on Ethics & Accountability

What do you do when a grantee—or potential grantee—asks someone on your board or staff to sit on their board? Does such a request constitute a conflict of interest? Are there times when such a situation can actually benefit one or both of the organizations involved?