In the American Institute of Philanthropy’s view, 60% or greater is reasonable for most charities and the most highly efficient charities are able to spend 75% or more on programs.
From the AIP website: "AIP is a nationally prominent charity watchdog service whose purpose is to help donors make informed giving decisions."
We spend the remaining percentage on fundraising efforts and general administration.*
* AIP has not officially rated The Leakey Foundation.
Speaker Series Chicago: 05/18
Lascaux is the best-known painted cave in the world. Dating from the same period, and in the same region, is a lesser-known cave called Gabillou. The two caves share many characteristics with Lascaux. Dr. Clottes will reveal the mysteries of these masterpieces created thousands of years ago.
Funding science since 1968
This month marks the 45th anniversary of the first board meeting of the L. S. B. Leakey Foundation for Research Related to Man’s Origins. The date was April 8, 1968. By the end of 1970, the L. S. B. Leakey Foundation had given away more than $150,000 and was positioned to make a huge impact on the science of human origins.
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