Lance Lindblom retired as president and CEO of the Nathan Cummings Foundation in 2011. Previously, he was program officer at the Ford Foundation and executive vice president and the Open Society Institute.


Changing Corporate Behavior Through Shareholder Activism

Posted on April 4, 2010 by Lance Lindblom

American foundations as a group are significant asset owners. By law, foundations are required to pay out about 5% of their assets each year in furtherance of their programmatic goals, but what about the other 95% that remains in a foundation’s endowment? What if this substantial amount of money could be leveraged to further a foundation’s mission and address some… Read More