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Technology Tools for Foundation Boards

To identify the technology that fits your foundation best, you’ll want to survey your board’s needs and the ever-changing technology resources available. You’ll also want to arm yourself with a good sense of your board’s tech-related strengths and shortcomings, working styles, and budget. Talking with other foundations about what works for them also may help.... Read More

Records Retention Policy

A records retention policy, also known as a document retention and destruction policy, assists your foundation in following the federal laws that impose criminal liability on any organization that destroys records with the intent to obstruct a federal investigation. Foundations should be sure their policy follows state guidelines on how long paper and electronic records... Read More

Personnel Policy

Personnel policies address a variety of federal laws and executive orders on how employers must select, compensate, and treat individuals in the workplace. Even if your foundation has only one staff member, you still should have a personnel policy in place, even a simple one. Most policies include items related to hiring practices and, if... Read More