Governing and Managing a Family Foundation: Sample Policies and Practices
Here you will find a collection of sample policies and practices related to governing and managing a family foundation.
For a wide variety of additional sample statements and other resources, see Policy Central: Board Meetings, Job Descriptions, and Rotation Policies, Policy Central: Investing, Impact Investing and Spending Policies, and Policy Central: Management and Staffing Policies. Looking for a sample policy or practice that is not here? Contact NCFP at email@example.com.
Board Election, Rotation, and Membership Terms from the Nord Family Foundation.
Board Selection Criteria from the Lawrence Welk Family Foundation.
Table of Contents from the Board of Directors orientation handbook for the Morgan Family Foundation.
Conflict of Interest Statement from the Andrus Family Fund.
Code of Ethics from the Richard and Susan Smith Family Foundation.
Code of Ethics policy (including whistleblower policy, conflict of interest policy, and statement of inclusiveness and diversity) from the Surdna Foundation.
Process for Selecting Non-family Trustees from the Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation.
This questionnaire developed by Asset Consulting Group is designed to solicit input from board members in order to establish a framework for all investment related decisions.
Spending Policy of The Wallace Foundation.
A checklist of fiduciary responsibilities for boards to consider on an annual basis.
Sample family foundation investment policy statement.
The investment policy of the Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation, featuring its mission investing approach.
A sample allocation of staff and board responsibilities from an anonymous family foundation.
A collection of Board and Staff Job Descriptions from The Leighty Foundation.
Descriptions of the responsibilities of Board Committees for the Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation.
The employee handbook for the Hill-Snowdon Foundation.
Personnel Policies of the Mellam Family Foundation.
Sample CEO Self Assessment Questions from the William Caspar Graustein Memorial Foundation.
Sample CEO Board Appraisal Form from the William Caspar Graustein Memorial Foundation.