Life Spans of Charitable Foundations: Arguments for and Against an Assumption of Perpetuity

As foundations struggle with reduced assets in a still declining economy, what are the considerations regarding the current state of foundations and charitable life span? With a range of strategies to consider, how should foundations approach their asset base? Publications by panelist Francie Ostrower and Arthur Schmidt frame this discussion.

Life Spans of Charitable Foundations: Arguments for and Against an Assumption of Perpetuity

As foundations struggle with reduced assets in a still declining economy, what are the considerations regarding the current state of foundations and charitable life span? With a range of strategies to consider, how should foundations approach their asset base? Publications by panelist Francie Ostrower and Arthur Schmidt frame this discussion.