The Foundation Guidebook - Exponent Philanthropy

The Foundation Guidebook

Small or large, new or established, your foundation can be a lasting expression of who you are and make an impact for years to come.

The Foundation Guidebook provides the baseline knowledge you need for running a foundation and get to the really important work of making a difference. You’ll learn how to build a foundation through thoughtful design and careful construction. Recognizing, though, that you have a lot to do in too little time, this guidebook focuses on practical ways to get the job done simply.

The key topics covered in this guidebook include:

  • Focus
  • Board of Directors
  • Tax and Legal Issues
  • Investments
  • Administration
  • Grantmaking

Wherever you are in the life of your foundation, this guidebook will help you build and participate in something significant and fulfilling.

125 pages