Self-Dealing: A Concise Guide For Foundation Board And Staff

This guide outlines the rules on self-dealing governing foundations. It highlights the most common problem areas such as excessive compensation, tickets to fundraising events, and overlapping board members; and recommends steps foundations ought to take to avoid these pitfalls, including regular training, maintaining lists of disqualified persons, and adopting travel and conflict of interest policies.

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Self-Dealing and Conflicts of Interest

This Content Collection defines conflict of interest and self-dealing in family philanthropy, and highlights the most common problem areas, including: excessive compensation, tickets to fundraising events, and overlapping board members.

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