Administration and Management


A Closer Look at Foundation Administrative Expenses

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Amid the growing public scrutiny of philanthropy in recent years, legislators, the media and the general public are taking a closer look at foundations’ administrative expenses. This article offers some guidance to help foundations manage, benchmark and report their administrative expenses in ways that can effectively demonstrate and ensure they are spending their dollars wisely to fulfill the public trust.


Fixing Lurking Issues that Lead to Board Liability: Webinar

Monday, November 9, 2015 | 12:00pm

Nonprofit organizations must be able to manage risks to protect their assets. Although governance and fiduciary claims are less frequent than employment-related claims, governance claims can be quite costly.


Principles for Good Governance and Ethical Practice

The Principles for Good Governance and Ethical Practice outlines 33 principles of sound practice for charitable organizations and foundations related to legal compliance and public disclosure, effective governance, financial oversight and responsible fundraising. The Principles should be considered by every charitable organization as a guide for strengthening its effectiveness and accountability.