National Standard 4: Advance the Foundation's Mission, Strategy, and Policies

A community foundation’s governing body is responsible for the mission, strategic direction, and policies of a foundation.

Key Elements 

4.1 Does your community foundation state its mission consistently across its marketing and communications (e.g., annual report, website, letters to donors)?

4.1 Does your community foundation state its mission consistently across its marketing and communications (e.g., annual report, website, letters to donors)?

4.3 Does the board annually receive updates from staff and discuss the progress of the strategic plan at board meetings?