A Foundation Committed to Public Accountability

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Giving Compass’ Take:

• Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors explains Lumina Foundation’s commitment to public accountability, a core component of their impact strategy. 

• Should your organization embrace public accountability? 

• Learn about the push for accountability in philanthropy

Lumina Foundation has made a conscious decision to be publicly accountable for the goal it has set out. By being very public about its efforts, Lumina aims to create a sense of national sense of urgency around this work, while also recognizing the need to effectively communicate its message and bring in the right partners to help achieve the Foundation’s desired change.

Lumina’s leadership believes that its decision to be so public about the 2025 goal compels transparency. Lumina has developed internal evaluation systems and defined clear metrics to benchmark its progress, and every year, Lumina holds itself accountable in a public annual report, A Stronger Nation. As Merisotis explains, “Clearly, in committing to a quantifiable goal, we must hold ourselves accountable—to ourselves, to our board and to the public—for progress toward that goal. And being accountable, quite…


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