Who Has GlassPockets?
100 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
Explore more than 82,000 grants worth nearly $54 billion on the Reporting Commitment map.
Who Has GlassPockets?
We're tracking 27 indicators of foundation transparency, now including open licensing, strategic plans, and diversity data.
Show Us Your GlassPockets
In Transparency Talk
New from the Glasspockets blog
Book Review: 'Giving Done Right: Effective Philanthropy and Making Every Dollar Count'
Candid's Daniel Matz reviews CEP CEO Phil Buchanan's new book, which lays out a framework that can help anyone engaged in philanthropy to be more thoughtful, transparent, and willing to learn, adapt, and keep trying.
Designing for Impact: Using a Web Redesign to Improve Transparency, Equity, and Inclusion
Telling your foundation's stories on your website can be an act of public service. Na Eng from McKnight Foundation shares how your website can be a tool to advance your mission.
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.
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.
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.