Enhancing Foundation Capacity: The Role of the Senior Leadership Team

July 26, 2016 - Melissa A. Berman

This article in the latest issue of Foundation Review draws from Theory of the Foundation research to dive into the important role Senior Leadership Teams play in foundations.

In it, we:

  • Examine the issue of foundation organization design and assesses how foundation leaders might think about their organizations as institutions.
  • Look at mechanisms foundation leaders are using to minimize organizational silos and to maximize collaboration.
  • Review structures, roles, responsibilities and value-add of senior leadership teams at 19 foundations.
  • Seek to develop shared concepts, frameworks and tools for foundation leaders to use individually and in discussion with other foundations in order to enable more effective collaboration.

Click here to read the full article.