Transparency

Guest Post: Why VNA Foundation is Committing to Transparency in Grants Reporting

Release Date: 
02/06/2013

Foundations vary greatly in their mission, asset size, and focus. One factor almost all of us have in common, however, is that we ask for some kind of report from our grantees, some indication of how and why they spent our grant dollars. So, why can’t we ask the same of ourselves and our colleagues?

Paper Shares Stories of Five Organizations that Apply "Illinois Nonprofit Principles and Practices" to Their Work

Release Date: 
02/20/2010

Donors Forum issued its seminal publication Illinois Nonprofit Principles and Best Practices in 2004 as part of its Preserving the Public Trust Initiative. The publication, which offers guidance to nonprofits and grantmakers on governance and management, was updated in 2008 to reflect regulatory and legislative changes made since 2004, and to align with a set of national principles issued by Independent Sector.

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