Developing or Renewing Your Foundation Strategy

This Content Collection features NCFP research, webinars, and additional resources to use as your foundation or family considers its overall strategy and approach to philanthropy.

Developing or Renewing Your Foundation Strategy

Foundation strategy encompasses the philosophical and practical considerations of a family’s philanthropy. What values does the family share, and how do they translate those values into their giving? How do the staff and board make the choices needed to develop a strategy that achieves impact and reflects the family’s vision?

Strategic Planning

Many foundations develop or reassess their strategy through a strategic planning process. The  samples of family foundation strategic plans below show the wide range

More example strategic plans can be found here. Another useful resource for those looking to engage an outside voice in this process is Hiring a Strategic Planning Consultant.

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