This briefing paper addresses two key questions related to compensation: if a foundation chooses to compensate board members, how does it decide on an appropriate level of compensation? And what does a foundation need to consider to assure that its compensation is both reasonable and consistent with the overall mission of the foundation?

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Board Compensation

This Content Collection provides guidance on the legal regulations regarding compensation, suggestions for how to initiate a conversation among your board members about whether or not compensation is appropriate, and suggestions for how to develop a written policy based on this conversation.

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