Doug Bauer is the executive director of the Clark Estates and the Scriven and Fernleigh Foundations.


Mission-Related Investing: a Guide for Foundation Trustees

Posted on March 7, 2008 by Doug Bauer, Steven Godeke

While a large body of work has evolved around concepts such as program-related investments, proxy voting and shareholder resolutions, socially responsible investing, double/triple bottom line investing, and blended value investing, few resources exist for private foundation trustees and staff who commit to adopt an MRI program and integrate it with the existing policies, processes and workflows of their organizations… Read More

Measuring Effectiveness as a Family Philanthropy

Posted on November 10, 2005 by Doug Bauer

While no family launches a charitable giving vehicle with the intention of spending time and resources without results, it can often be difficult to quantify or even evaluate the results of your philanthropy. Certainly every family hopes that their giving will have a positive impact on the lives of those in their communities, but how can the results of your… Read More