Board & Trustees

Aligning for Impact: A Report on a Gathering of Foundation CEOs, Trustees, and Senior Executives

Publication date: 
08/2009
More than 250 foundation leaders gathered at The Center for Effective Philanthropy’s 2009 conference in Los Angeles to discuss their most pressing challenges. This report distills lessons learned from conference sessions that focused on issues such as: the key elements of implementing a strategy, assessing individual and foundation performance, best ways to support grantees, what information funders should share and how to share it, and how to put all these elements together to achieve greater impact.
Knowledgebase

Accountability Self-Assessment Tool for Unstaffed Foundations

Publication date: 
11/2006
This tool for unstaffed foundations includes an accountability self-assessment and a legal checklist. It is divided into nine topic sections, each of which is divided into three levels, which can help foundations tailor the tool to meet their specific interests and needs. Also included are an Excel spreadsheet to help tabulate responses, an extensive accountability resource list, and a glossary of key words and concepts used in the tool.
Knowledgebase

Accountability Self-Assessment Tool for Staffed Foundations

Publication date: 
11/2006
This tool for staffed foundations includes an accountability self-assessment and a legal checklist. It is divided into nine topic sections, each of which is divided into three levels, which can help foundations tailor the tool to meet their specific interests and needs. Also included are an Excel spreadsheet to help tabulate responses, an extensive accountability resource list, and a glossary of key words and concepts used in the tool.

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