Exponent Philanthropy Resources for Small-Staff Foundations

Through a partnership between SECF, the United Philanthropy Forum and Exponent Philanthropy, members can take advantage of discounts on Exponent publications and programs. Keep reading to learn more about this SECF member benefit!

Exponent Philanthropy Publications

SECF members are eligible for a 20 percent discount on the following Exponent publications:

The Foundation Guidebook
This signature publication is written especially for newcomers to foundations or philanthropy. Gain the baseline knowledge to operate your foundation, including board responsibilities, tax and legal issues, administrative details, investment matters, grantmaking basics and more.

The Trustee Handbook
A comprehensive resource for foundation trustees and key staff, you’ll find detailed guidance on foundation governance, grantmaking, tax and legal issues, and financial oversight and investments.

Foundation Operations and Management Report
Exponent Philanthropy’s flagship report includes more than 60 pages of mission-critical benchmarking data about foundations’ boards & governance, investments, administration, and grantmaking.

To take advantage of these discounts, visit Exponent Philanthropy’s website and use promo code FORUM20 when making your purchase.

Exponent Philanthropy Webinars

SECF members can save $25 on the nonmember fee for Exponent Philanthropy webinars. To learn more about Exponent’s webinar offerings, visit the Exponent events page. Use promo code FORUM when signing up to apply the discount.

Coming Soon

SECF members are also eligible for discounts on Exponent’s upcoming Foundations 101 webinar series as well as its annual fall conference. More details on these benefits will be announced soon!

Jaci Bertrand is SECF's Senior Director of Member Engagement.


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