Twelve qualities of the good trustee

Determining the process for choosing trustees to act as stewards of your philanthropy’s assets is one of the most important decisions you must make.  The slideshow below will take you through the twelve qualities of a good trustee.

Twelve qualities of the good trustee

1. Introduction: What should you look for in a trustee?

There is no single set of answers. A family foundation needs interested family members; a community foundation needs people who know and care about the community; special purpose foundations seek people with competence in their area of expertise; general purpose foundations depend on breadth of view; and yet, there are certain qualifications beneficial to all foundations that indicate when someone is a good candidate…. 

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