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Released: 05/2008

What are the benefits of using an interim executive director during an executive transition? Explore issues to consider when weighing whether to use an interim ED from the Annie E Casey Foundation.

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Released: 10/2013

A growing number of foundations and philanthropists have elected to give away their money by a fixed date rather than establish perpetual foundations.

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Released: 10/2013

In a series of four podcasts, GrantCraft explores the values, motivations, and stories of the up-and-coming generation of philanthropists.

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Released: 04/2014

Philanthropy Northwest board member Daniel Kemmis explores the sometimes-fraught relationship between philanthropy and democracy.

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Released: 06/1996

Originally published at a time of many hospital conversions, this paper continues to provide helpful information on philanthropic options for the sale of hospital assets.

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Released: 01/2011

Diversity and inclusion are critically important for the sustainability of your organization and the nonprofit sector, but enacting them isn't easy. That's why BoardSource created the Diversity in Action toolkit.

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Audience: Board/Trustees



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Do you take minutes when an executive committee meets without staff present?
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Can you change a foundation currently in spend down /sun-setting form nonpermanent to a permanently endowed foundation after the founder has passed?

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Resource Type: Technical Assistance



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Released: 08/2014

In 2004, TCC Group published a briefing paper entitled, “Ten Keys to Successful Strategic Planning for Nonprofit and Foundation Leaders.” The philanthropic landscape has continued to evolve since then, and TCC has benefited from ten years of additional work designing and facilitating funder planning projects.

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Released: 01/2007

The issue of payout percentage has been subject to debate, with various studies taking different positions as to the long-term effect of different rates on the corpus, but the general assumption in foundation circles is still that the 5% payout rate is the number that will enable foundations to maintain their purchasing power into the future. This paper looks at 13 foundations, and examines the ways in which their non-standard structures — whether in the areas of lifespan, payout, or methods — arise from their missions.

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