Diversifying Perspectives and Sharing Power at a Family Foundation

Bringing non-family members, people with diverse perspectives, and professional advisors into the decision-making fold can help family foundations move past family dynamics, and take greater risks and bolder action toward their missions.

Publication date: October 22, 2018

Ruth Cummings

Chair, Board of Trustees

Nathan Cummings Foundation

​Sharon Alpert

President and CEO

Nathan Cummings Foundation 

Grants Management Professional Competency Model

Cross-Cutting Competencies

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in grantmaking practices.
    Strategic Management: Promote organizational mission and goals and inspire colleagues to achieve them.

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