The community foundation submits a board-approved conflict of interest policy that covers all aspects of its operations and applies to board, staff, and standing board committee members.
The community foundation submits evidence that there is a system to receive and respond to internal and external good faith complaints about violations of the law or of the ethics or organizational policy or other misconduct by trustees, directors, or staff members.
The community foundation submits a written policy that includes retention guidelines for covered documents, guidelines that indicate when it is permissible or mandatory to destroy applicable documents, and the procedures for ceasing destruction of documents.
The community foundation submits the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) job description; evidence of regular CEO reviews, including that nature and extent of the review; and the process for determining the CEO’s compensation. Additionally, the foundation submits evidence of a board resolution that the foundation’s personnel policies shall comply with federal, state, and local requirements.
The community foundation submits documentation that describes the policy and/or procedures used to ensure that information is kept private and confidential.
During the gift planning process, the community foundation discloses the roles and relationships of all parties involved.
The foundation submits evidence of oversight of geographic affiliates.