Private foundation donors are sometimes encouraged to transition their organization to a donor-advised fund (DAF). The pitch often goes something […]
Rejection is an inevitable part of the grantmaking process. Learning to say no, politely and confidently, is an essential skill.
A brief guide to 10 benefits you can expect when you offload your foundation management.
Just like the individuals and families who establish them, foundations have life cycles. And because nearly 90% of all foundations are set up with the intent to exist in perpetuity, they typically undergo a multitude of transitions over their extended lifespan.
This chart takes a look at administrative expenses for private foundations. It compares data reported by Council on Foundation members […]
As the end of the year approaches, you may be already charting your foundation’s course for the coming year. Before […]
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.
The advantages foundations gain when they work with a professional services firm for managing foundation operations.
A guide by Foundation Source with step-by-step instructions and formulas for calculating a private foundation’s annual 5% distribution requirement.
A look at private foundations and how outsourced service providers make having a foundation as easy as a donor-advised fund.