Best Practices & Case Studies

Criteria for Philanthropy at Its Best

Publication date: 
March, 2009
National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy

This report includes the first ever set of measurable guidelines that will help foundations and other institutional grantmakers operate ethically and maximize the impact of their dollars. It attempts to answer the questions: What differentiates an exemplary foundation from the rest of its peers? What can foundations do to improve its relevance to nonprofits, the economically and socially underserved Americans and society as a whole?