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Why is a well-crafted investment policy statement vital?

A comprehensive investment policy statement is vital to your foundation sustaining its organizational purpose and achieving its giving goals. The benefits of a well-crafted investment policy statement Strive for an investment policy statement that does more than just checking the box. A valuable IPS goes beyond establishing basic investment guidelines. It delivers other important benefits... Read More

What is the Accelerating Charitable Efforts Act?

Last month, Senators Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and Angus King (I-ME) introduced bipartisan legislation that aims to reform private foundations, and ensure that charitable dollars held in donor advised funds (DAFs) are distributed to working charities in a reasonable period of time. A joint press release states: “Donor-advised funds currently have more than $140 billion set... Read More

Why are written job descriptions important?

A job description is a general, global view of the job and its responsibilities. It should include the title of the position and a broad view of the requirements of the job; for example: The executive director is the chief executive officer and is responsible for carrying out the policies established by the board, interacting with the... Read More