In Transparency Talk
New from the Glasspockets blog
How Philanthropic Is the Trump Cabinet?
As Donald J. Trump's administration takes shape, we're taking a closer look at the philanthropic interests of those nominated to serve in his cabinet. Those nominated are of wide ranging backgrounds, from four-star generals, governors and senators, to physicians and Captains of Industry helming some of the largest companies in the world.
The Force Was Strong With Her: How Carrie Fisher Struck Back By Opening Up
Just like Princess Leia, she was passionate, fierce and fearless. As we grapple with the loss of Carrie Fisher, we reflect on her legacy of openness and advocacy for and mental health issues.
The Good, the Bad, & the Ugly
What Story Does your 990 Tell about your Foundation?
The IRS now releases 990s as machine-readable, open data, making it easy for anyone to collect data, compare, and make judgments about your foundation's work - all without your input. Watch this webinar to learn about the challenges facing foundations, and the opportunities to better share your institution's work.
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Foundation Transparency 2.0
We collect data on how foundations are communicating online.
Foundations are making grant information available to the public in an open format.
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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.