Using the private foundation’s investments to generate a positive social or environmental impact in addition to providing a financial return.
In addition to grants, program-related investments or PRIs provide another useful tool for private foundations to achieve their philanthropic goals. […]
When a private foundation adds hedge fund investments to its portfolio, a range of issues are presented for consideration and […]
The IRS allows private foundations wide latitude to undertake creative, inventive and effective philanthropy. Learn more.
A full and thoughtful review of last year’s grantmaking priorities, social impact, and finances can help foundation members craft meaningful goals for the coming year. This article suggests topics you might want to discuss together.
While the 5% grantmaking payout certainly furthers your foundation’s philanthropic goals, what are you doing with the other 95%? In […]
Provides a first look into the 2014 investing and grantmaking performance of private foundations with less than $50 million in assets.
Special considerations must be taken into account when investing a foundation’s assets in or funding a foundation with privately held stock.
Make your grant dollars go further through loans, loan guarantees and equity investments that are repaid to the foundation.
A basic guide to managing a well-run foundation.