Board/Trustees

Thursday, November 2, 2006
Council Releases Guiding Principles for Connecticut Grantmakers

HARTFORD, CT -- Connecticut foundations and corporate grantmakers have unveiled new guiding principles for their sector that demonstrate their ongoing commitment to the public. Developed through an initiative of the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy, the Guiding Principles and Effective Practices for Connecticut Grantmakers define high ethical standards for all grantmakers in the region.

Principles for Good Governance and Ethical Practice

Independent Sector’s Principles for Good Governance and Ethical Practice is the foremost guide for sound and successful practice by charities and foundations in the United States. Thirty-three principles succinctly provide clarity about legal compliance and public disclosure, effective governance, strong financial oversight, and responsible fundraising.

Leading with Intent: A National Index of Nonprofit Board Practices

Leading with Intent: A National Index of Nonprofit Board Practices is the only survey to gather information from both chief executives and board chairs on their experiences in the nonprofit boardrooms of America. Who serves on nonprofit boards? How are boards structured? What are their policies and practices? What challenges them? Are they providing the leadership needed? The answers to these and many more questions can be found in Leading with Intent

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