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New Attitudes, Old Practices: The Provision of Multiyear General Operating Support

by Ellie Buteau; Hannah Martin; Kate Gehling; Naomi Orensten; Satia Marotta

Oct 1, 2020

New Attitudes, Old Practices: The Provision of Multiyear General Operating Support examines the state of practice in philanthropy regarding multiyear general operating support (GOS). Findings of this study reveal a sobering disconnect between attitudes of foundation leaders and the experience of nonprofits, as well as a similar disconnect between the attitudes of foundation CEOs themselves and their foundations' practices.