Managing a foundation’s operations, from grantmaking characteristics to staffing levels, is a challenge.
CEP has written several case studies and reports on exemplary practices in managing operations:
||Working with Grantees: The Keys to Success and Five Program Officers Who Exemplify Them (2010) explores what grantees value in their relationships with program officers and identifies four keys to success. Five high-performing program officers share their stories.
All resources on managing operations are available in the Content Library. Highlights include:
To assist foundation leaders in managing operations, we provide several assessment tools
on a fee basis, including the Operational Benchmarking
and Staff Perception