Who Has GlassPockets?
102 foundations are showing their commitment to transparency and accountability.GlassPockets tracks 27 indicators of foundation transparency including:
Governance and Policies
Staffing Policies and Diversity Data
Planning and Performance
90% of foundations don't even have a website. Find out what else we know about the field.
The Path to Transparency Can Be a Hike!
Take the 10 Steps to Transparency
We've created a step-by-step approach to help yo make strategic decisions on the context of your foundation's values and culture. And now there's a terrific infographic for you to download and share.
Who Has GlassPockets?
We're tracking 27 indicators of foundation transparency, now including open licensing, strategic plans, and diversity data.
In Transparency Talk
New from the Glasspockets blog
When Numbers Fall Short: The Challenge of Measuring Diversity in a Global Context
Bama Athreya Bama Athreya is the Gender and Social Inclusion Advisor at the C&A Foundation, a corporate foundation committed to making fashion a force for good and transforming the industry to be more sustainable and provide decent livelihoods. At C&A Foundation we believe many of the challenges we seek to tackle are rooted in social exclusion. We are on a journey to deepen our approach to gender justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion. As part of our own effort to learn, we recently undertook a demographic survey of our 60+ employees worldwide to find out how “diverse” we are as an...
Communities in Crisis Raise the Stakes for Sector-Wide Transparency and Information Sharing
Skyler Badenoch Skyler Badenoch is the CEO of Hope for Haiti, a nonprofit organization operating in southern Haiti. For the past 30 years, Hope for Haiti has been working to improve the quality of life for the Haitian people, particularly children, through its programs in education, healthcare, clean water, infrastructure, and economic advancement. The inequality and anti-corruption riots of 2019 have taken a dangerous toll on the people of Haiti. Mass demonstrations and violent unrest have resulted in an emerging humanitarian crisis that has left an already-fragile country with acute shortages of food, water, and access to healthcare. There is...
Open For Good - Voices from the Field
Tools, practices, and examples for really opening up
We've asked the experts to share their own lessons learned about
how knowledge sharing benefits the sector - and the greater good.
Free & Low Cost Websites for Foundations
Getting Your Foundation Online Is Easy
As part of our commitment to transparency, Foundation Center will design and host your foundation's website. Benefits include:
- Greater understanding of the good your foundation is doing in the world
- Greater ease in communicating updates
- Greater staff efficiency in addressing frequently asked questions
- Better proposals, when applicants understand your goals
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What We're Tracking
Who Has Glass Pockets?
We can help your foundation have glass pockets.
The Transparency Challenge
An infographic that shows you what we know about the field as a whole
Foundations are making grant information available to the public in an open format.
Eye on the Giving Pledge
We bring greater transparency to the Giving Pledge.
How Are Foundations Being Transparent in a Digital World?
Through their work, foundations produce deep knowledge about successful strategies and lessons learned. We can share your knowledge on IssueLab.
Fewer than 10% of U.S. foundations have a website. Having a website is easy and is the first step to online transparency. We can help with Foundation Websites.
Sharing Grants Data
Sharing your grants data with us electronically helps the public understand your work. We make it easy with the Reporting Commitment and e-grant reporting.