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Find Your Guiding Purpose in Philanthropy

Contributing your full self, the best you can be is important in any enterprise. In small-staffed philanthropy, it’s essential. Connecting with your guiding purpose can help to unlock your potential. Being clear about your purpose can help you consider what roles you might play and how you would like to influence the mission, desired outcomes, and strategies moving forward.

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Top Q&As
Is it self-dealing for our private foundation to invest in the same funds as our board members?
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May board members be covered under the foundation’s employee health plan?
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What are the best practices for archiving communications/gift agreements from both inactive and active grantees?
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We have pointers and sample resources to guide your organization in effectively evaluating your CEO. Define the CEO’s job responsibilities and check back to see if they were met with these member-only resources.

Evaluating Your CEO
Member Story: How Planning to Close Her Foundation’s Doors Was the Right Business Model When Fran Sykes tells people she is purposely closing her foundation’s doors in four years as a conscientious business strategy, people seem puzzled. Why would anyone purposely go out of business?
Upcoming Events
MAY 30
Foundations 101: Legal Basics
Virtual Seminar Series
In this module, learn an overview of all private foundations rules, from filing the Form 990-PF to public disclosure and self-dealing rules.
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JUNE 15
2018 National Conference
Early Registration Deadline
Exponent Philanthropy’s biennial National Conference is the largest gathering of foundations, families, and individuals who give with few or no staff.
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SEPT 27
Authentic Conversations in Philanthropy
Preconference Seminar

This seminar will enhance your ability to deeply listen to others and articulate questions and observations that lead to shifts in awareness and action.

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