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Doubling Down on Institution-Foundation Relationships

The work of public university foundations is being reimagined in exciting ways. At a time when state and federal subsidies to universities are waning and student price-sensitivity is rising, some...

Aligning Investment Strategy with Institutional Mission

Many foundation investment committees and boards are being asked to meet the financial needs of their respective institutions through investment strategies that also...

The Role of a Foundation within a System

In August, AGB’s board endorsed a Statement on Institution Foundation Partnerships (which is also the subject of an upcoming webinar). The work was driven by a recognition that public...

Advantages and Disadvantages of REFFs

How best to configure various real estate activities at an institution? A portion of Growing the Greater Campus: The Use of Institutionally Related Foundations in Real Estate Activities that focuses...

The Nature of the Foundation-Institution Partnership

It would seem logical that an institutionally related foundation should develop a strategic plan to meet the needs of its affiliated institution.  Yet, there are many opportunities for missteps...

Red Flags in Institution-Foundation Partnerships

The AGB Board of Directors recently released a statement on institution-foundation partnerships that provides guidance regarding mitigating potential risks stemming from foundation activities,...

UPMIFA and Investment Committees

The Uniform Prudent Management of Institutional Funds Act (UPMIFA) fundamentally changed the regulatory context in which boards, particularly investment committees, make decisions regarding spending....

How to Prepare for Changes Facing Institutionally Related Foundations

John Carter, a senior consultant with AGB Consulting, served for 14 years as president and chief operating officer of the Georgia Tech Foundation and 16 years as vice president and executive director...

When Foundations Fund Projects

Public colleges and universities have long turned to institutionally related foundations to raise private support and manage endowments and other financial assets. From the start, however, these...

Forward-Looking Foundations

Join us next year at the 2017 Foundation Leadership Forum in Naples, Florida.Last month over 450 foundation board members, chief executives, institution presidents, and others attended AGB’s...
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