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

Publication date: 
August, 2009
The Center for Effective Philanthropy

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.