National Standard 2: An Independent Board that Reflects the Community

A community foundation has an independent governing body that ensures that the community foundation reflects and serves the breadth and diversity of the community.

Key Elements 

2.1 Are all board officer positions and the minimum number of board seats filled (according to your bylaws and state’s law)?

2.2 Before selecting your board nominees, did your board discuss board composition and diversity in relation to the community’s composition and diversity?