Compliance with National Standards
The Community Foundation of St. Joseph County operates within the National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations.
The standards were created in 2000 to help community foundations establish and maintain legal, ethical, and effective operational practices to ensure transparency and financial responsibility. The standards are organized in the following six areas:
- Mission, Structure, and Board Governance
- Resource Development
- Stewardship and Accountability
- Grantmaking and Community Leadership
- Donor Relations
The Community Foundation of St. Joseph County is a member of the Indiana Grantmakers Alliance.