Audit Committee Charter (the Wallace Foundation)

Posted on June 18, 2014 by The Wallace Foundation

The Audit Committee of the Foundation’s Board of Directors (the Committee) assists the Board in fulfilling its responsibility for oversight of the quality and integrity of the accounting, auditing, and reporting practices of the Foundation. The Committee’s purpose is to oversee the accounting and financial reporting processes of the Foundation, the audits of the Foundation’s financial statements, and the qualifications… Read More

Top Trends in Family Philanthropy

Posted on May 15, 2014 by National Center for Family Philanthropy

What are the most important trends in family philanthropy? Where is the field headed, where has it been, and what will the new generation of family philanthropy leaders be concerned about when making decisions related to the management, governance, and grantmaking priorities of their organizations? … Read More

Twelve Qualities of the Good Trustee

Posted on May 15, 2014 by John Nason

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… Read More

Budget Modification Policy

Posted on May 7, 2013 by Anonymous

Sample policy for modifying a grants budget: We understand that changes in your grant budget may occur after your grant has been approved. You may modify the approved grant budget to reflect actual costs without the prior written consent of the foundation, so long as the modification falls under one the following categories: the change does not change any budget… Read More

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