July 24, 2011
As It Seeks a New Leader, Council on Foundations Must Take Risks
The Council on Foundations is at an important crossroads as it faces a leadership transition.
It can either continue to bumble along, safely dispensing services to its members but not providing any leadership on the crucial issues facing philanthropy in the coming decades. Or it can begin to energize the growing number of grant makers by raising the level of intellectual discourse, challenging traditional practices, pushing for greater accountability and better governance, and