How Far Have We Come? Foundation CEOs on Progress and Impact

Few foundation CEOs believe that a lot of progress has been made overall toward the goal receiving the greatest proportion of their organization’s resources. But CEOs are more positive when it comes to gauging their own organizations’ contributions to progress – and most believe the greatest barriers to their foundations’ ability to make more progress are issues external to foundations. Most foundation CEOs say their foundation is already engaging in the practices they believe have the most potential to increase a foundation’s impact, but they do see opportunities for changes in practice among foundations in general.

This report is co-authored by Ellie Buteau, Ph.D., Phil Buchanan, and Ramya Gopal.

The survey used to gather information for this report is available here.

December 2013

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