François de la Rochefoucauld famously noted, “The only thing constant in life is change,” and well-run foundations must plan accordingly, […]
This article provides private foundations with suggestions for giving in the time of COVID-19.
Although private foundations routinely grant to charities and other nonprofit organizations, many philanthropically inclined individuals don’t realize that foundations may […]
This article outlines 10 ways that outsourcing can help you create a better foundation.
“Impact investing” is a broad, umbrella term for creating social or environmental impact while also generating a financial return. It’s […]
A family foundation often follows the same life cycle trajectory as a family business. It originates with an individual or […]
Individuals and families who give back through private foundations and donor-advised funds strike a “grand bargain”: In exchange for abiding […]
Most academic scholarships go to the students best equipped to get to college on their own—those with 4.0 averages, a […]
Just published, Foundation Source’s 2018 Annual Report on Private Foundations found that the 927 private foundations in the study: earned […]
A spending plan isn’t just a “grantmaking budget”—although it’s certainly that. First and foremost, it’s a plan. Many foundation boards […]