Working with Foundations & Corporations

Foundations and corporations play a critical role in the nonprofit sector through funding, corporate social responsibility programs, and by supporting nonprofit leaders.


BoardSource provides foundations with the opportunity to take a leadership role in supporting nonprofit organizational success — for their grantees and foundations themselves. We celebrate and support the critical role that foundations play in strengthening board leadership in the following ways:


Demonstrating your company’s commitment to exceptional leadership and good governance in the social sector is taking a leadership role in promoting and supporting strong and effective nonprofit board service. BoardSource supports corporations and their employees that want to make a difference in their communities through nonprofit board service in the following ways:

  • Corporations partner with BoardSource to design, build, and implement nonprofit board service programs to meet each company’s specific needs.
  • Corporations can receive support for new and experienced board leaders through the broad set of resources included in BoardSource’s corporate partnership program.