This post was authored by Kris Putnam-Walkerly and originally appeared on her blog, Philanthropy 411 Blog, on 2/11/15 at http://putnam-consulting.com/philanthropy-411-blog/8-resources-for-new-foundation-ceos/
My previous blog post shared 5 mistakes to avoid if you are a new foundation CEO and new to philanthropy. One mistake is not being willing to learn about your new role and field. Below I share eight resources that can help you in your role. In addition, nothing beats getting advice from seasoned foundation leaders, or if needed retaining a coach or advisor to help you.
This blog post was authored by Lelia Gowland, co-chair of the Emerging Philanthropists of New Orleans (EPNO). We invited Lelia to introduce EPIP members to EPNO after we learned about their work and discovered synergies among our respective missions and values.
As a native New Orleanian, I’ve benefited from philanthropy and witnessed the way it transforms communities. Post-Katrina, my mother was fortunate to have a job and friend’s home to return to after our home was destroyed.
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