My board is so involved in the details of our grants process, I’m afraid they’ll burn out. Help!

When professional staff are in the mix, it can be hard to figure out the right role in grantmaking for foundation trustees. On one hand, trustees need to know enough about the grantmaking to oversee it and set strategic direction. On the other hand, stepping into grantmaking’s day-to-day minutiae can lead to the aforementioned headaches.

Read steps one member foundation took to help its trustees find the right role >>

Still have questions?

Members can access staff experts through our Q&A service by calling 202-580-6560, or post a question to the member community to hear form peers in the field.

Explore our Q&A archive