Defining a mission to pursue is not as easy as it seems. Mark Neithercut’s latest article in Family Foundation Advisor argues that mission drives strategy and that therefore a family foundation needs to be sure its mission is clear before it engages in developing strategy. The article also addresses how a good mission statement can help preserve the legacy and vision of the founding philanthropist, and provides tips on how family foundations can better develop mission statements. Read the article here.
An organization on a mission is inspiring. Unflappable. Unstoppable. View our latest infographic, which was recently published on the Council on Foundation’s blog, to learn about one of the most overlooked elements of preserving a legacy.