Governance

Boards as an Accountability Mechanism

Publication date: 
06/2014
This paper examines board functioning in relation to both legal and broader conceptions of accountability, and empirical evidence from over 5,100 nonprofits in the Urban Institute National Survey of Nonprofit Governance . It discusses areas of board weakness and considers different approaches to improving them, including regulation, self-regulation, policy-oriented strategies, and management-oriented strategies.
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Conversations with Remarkable Givers

Publication date: 
04/2014
GiveSmart.org’s Conversations with Remarkable Givers is a free video series of frank and candid conversations with more than 60 philanthropists (including Charles Bronfman, The Edna McConnell Clark Foundation’s Nancy Roob, the Ford Foundation’s Darren Walker, The New York Community Trust’s Lorie Slutsky, the NoVo Foundation’s Jennifer and Peter Buffett, and Pete Peterson) providing access to their strategic thinking, insights and wisdom.

2014-2016 PNY Strategic Plan

Publication date: 
01/2014
This plan lays out the vision and goals that Philanthropy New York will pursue for the three-year period of 2014 through 2016. The ambitious work we envision for the next three years builds on the successful accomplishments over the last three years, based on our current strategic plan. Those successes are a direct result of the strong and vibrant partnership between Philanthropy New York and our members.
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Rebound: Building a More Resilient World

Publication date: 
01/2013
In this Rockefeller Foundation report, leaders from various disciplines share their lessons of what resilience means and what it requires of us. Through the lens of their own experiences, readers can begin to explore some of the ways we can help prepare for, withstand and emerge stronger from the acute shocks and chronic stresses of the 21st century.

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