Family Ties: Multigenerational Family Foundation Board Engagement

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On the occasion of its centennial, the board and staff of the Surdna Foundation commissioned CEP’s advisory services group to create a publication about good governance amongst family foundations. Based on interviews with CEOs and family board chairs at seven large, multigenerational family foundations, this publication spotlights the governance practices and structures that these family foundations have created to maintain family involvement; select, orient, and engage family members across generations; and keep the board and foundation focused on impact.

Read the full report below. The report was published in April 2017.

Family Ties: Multigenerational Family Foundation Board Engagement

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