Structure & Operations
Bringing form to your philanthropy.
We help identify and establish legal structures and operational functions that prioritize efficiency and results.
how we help on structure & operations
We advise clients on the best legal structure(s) to pursue their goals and we ensure all necessary legal work and filings are completed.
We help develop effective and inclusive governance and team structures; and design efficient and equitable grants management, finance, budgeting, fundraising, evaluation, and communications functions.
Operational Capacity Building
We provide workshops, training, and direct support to improve leadership, governance, fundraising, and a range of back-office philanthropic functions. We also bring in strategic partners to help clients who want to engage more deeply on internal diversity, equity, and inclusion issues.
OUR TRACK RECORD IN STRUCTURE & OPERATIONS
Set up the legal structure, operational framework, and research agenda for a new think tank focused on economic development in the Heartland
Established multiple legal entities to help new private foundations for family members that aligned with their specific interests and philanthropic approaches
Helped to launch a new public charity focused on supporting young women to enter STEM careers
Overseen all operational functions including building grant and operational budgets; creating and overseeing human resource, legal, and communications functions; recruiting and orienting board members, and designing grants management and evaluation systems