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If your organization is positioned to engage young leaders—or if you are a young leader yourself, your peers offer the following pointers for creating a welcoming space with opportunities to learn and build confidence.
Audience: Executive Staff

The Standards for Excellence code provides a framework and step-by-step guidelines to achieve a well-managed and responsibly governed nonprofit organization.

In a series of four podcasts, GrantCraft explores the values, motivations, and stories of the up-and-coming generation of philanthropists.

This report from the Investment Strategy Group (ISG) in the Goldman Sachs Investment Management Division provides a new approach to strategic asset allocation, which leverages the idea that long-term investment returns derive from multiple distinct sources called “return-generating factors.”
Audience: Executive Staff
Topic: Finance

The use of program-related investments, or PRIs, is somewhat rare, but expanding. A new analysis from the Foundation Center documents the who, what, how and where of recent foundation PRI activity.

Audience: Executive Staff

The Economic Scenario Planning (ESP) Model, or "Stress Test," allows community foundations to create five-year forecasts to answer questions such as: What will be the impact of different investment performance scenarios on asset levels?

Audience: Executive Staff
Topic: Finance

Criteria for Philanthropy at Its Best: Benchmarks to Assess and Enhance Grantmaker Impact is the first ever set of measurable guidelines that will help foundations and other institutional grantmakers operate ethically and maximize the impact of their dollars.

What can grantmaker do to help their grantees manage executive transitions more effectively? Get tips and best practices from Grantcraft.

Audience: Executive Staff

Why are founder transitions particular complex for leaders and their organizations? Find out how founders and their boards can address departure issues from the Annie E Casey Foundation.

Audience: Executive Staff
Topic: Governance

What are the benefits of using an interim executive director during an executive transition? Explore issues to consider when weighing whether to use an interim ED from the Annie E Casey Foundation.

Audience: Executive Staff
Topic: Governance

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