Organizational Profile

Center for Effective Philanthropy


For more than a decade, CEP has led the movement to improve philanthropy through a powerful combination of dispassionate analysis and a passionate commitment to improving livesToday, over 300 foundations have used CEP’s assessments to gather honest feedback from their stakeholders in an effort to learn how to be even more effective. CEOs and trustees have come to rely on our research for insights into foundation effectiveness on a wide range of topics, from assessing performance to developing strategy to managing stakeholder relationships. Our highly regarded programming—including our biennial conference—gives foundation leaders an exclusive and unprecedented opportunity to connect with their peers.

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Target Audience: Grants management staff, Program staff, Executive staff, Trustees

Services Provided: Consulting, Conferences, Resources, Training

Geographic Scope: National

Target Organizations: Community foundation, Corporate grantmaker, Family foundation, Independent, Operating foundation

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