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
Invitation Only: Closing the Door to Equity?
Every time Durfee opens an application cycle, we meet eligible nonprofits that we’ve never heard of before. It hardly seems possible, but it happens, every time. Even with our lean staffing, we think it’s increasingly important to keep the door open, so let me share with you why and how we do it.
Hole in the Road to Transparency: People with Disabilities Often Excluded By Foundations & Nonprofits
It's possible for your foundation to offer transparency, accessibility, and equality. Learn more about this issue and the affordable steps you can take to welcome people with disabilities.
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.