FactCheck.org features Center’s perspective on foundation operations

FactCheck.org asked the Center for our perspective on recent questions surrounding the Clinton Foundation and its operations.

“There is an important distinction between an operating foundation vs. a non-operating foundation,” said our founding executive director, Kat Rosqueta. “An operating foundation implements programs so money it raises is not designed to be used exclusively for grant-making purposes. When most people hear ‘foundation’, they think exclusively of a grant-making entity. In either case, the key is to understand how well the foundation uses money — whether to implement programs or to grant out to nonprofits — [to achieve] the intended social impact (e.g., improving education, creating livelihoods, improving health, etc.).”

See the full article here: “Where Does Clinton Foundation Money go?