Your goals as a CFO remain constant: Support the mission. Increase revenue. Consolidate across multiple entities. Budget. Implement internal controls. Facilitate audits and compliance reporting. CFOs want to optimize the organization's returns by carefully managing all the finances.
Researchers recently conducted three studies to evaluate the emotional benefits of giving to charity. They found that what they called "pro-social spending" means the giver becomes happier.
The primary document governing investment decision making by fiduciaries is the investment policy statement (IPS). The fiduciaries are the board and finance committee members, as well as senior management.