In order for nonprofits and foundations to work most effectively together, they must understand each other’s perspectives. To support that information exchange, this article, originally published in The Foundation Review, discusses the alignment, or lack thereof, between the perspectives of nonprofit and foundation CEOs on four aspects of foundation practice: foundation transparency with the nonprofits they fund, foundation support for nonprofit performance assessment, foundations’ awareness of nonprofits’ challenges and foundations’ use of resources to help address nonprofits’ challenges.

July 2014