Money Talk: Payout rates, Executive Salaries, And Trustee Compensation

In response to the renewed congressional and media interest in foundations, John Healy, CEO and director of Atlantic Philanthropies, Paul Brest, president of the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, and Robert Joss, dean of the Stanford Graduate School of Business, co’sponsored a roundtable discussion among foundation executives along with the Stanford Social Innovation Review. Topics for discussion included: the furor over executive salaries, the pros and cons of trustee compensation, and the perpetuity versus spending down debate.