Featured Resources

Advice to Boards Preparing for and Supporting a New Leader of Color

This resource from BoardSource and the Building Movement Project offers insight and advice to boards about how to avoid pitfalls leading up to a transition and after a new leader is hired.

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2021 Annual Conference Plenary Remarks: Justice, Equity, and Philanthropy’s Future

Melissa Berman, President and CEO of Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors; Kathleen Enright, President and CEO of Council on Foundations; Crystal Hayling, Executive Director of Libra Foundation; and Brenda Solorzano, Chief Executive Office of Headwaters Foundation discuss justice, equity, and philanthropy’s future, in a conversation moderated by Healthy Communities Foundation President Maria Pesqueira.

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GIH Events

Self-Assessment for Health Foundation Boards

This webinar explores why foundations should consider a board self-assessment process and how this practice contributes to organizational effectiveness.

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Latest Resources

A Southern Foundation’s Journey towards Equity

Richmond Memorial Health Foundation (RMHF) has been on an arc of change for many years, accelerating integration of an equity approach over the past three.

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More Resources on Governance and Operations

Our work to enhance foundation effectiveness addresses organizational challenges related to governance, grantmaking, evaluation, communications, and other emerging issues. Explore this page to browse resources, publications, and events related to foundation operations and administration.

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