What is a Foundation?
From The Foundation Center, a brief essay on definitions and resources for further help with understanding what a foundation is and is not. Don't miss the very short, "plain language" definition of a foundation in the Youth in Philanthropy section.
Wisconsin Trustee Essential 24: Library Friends and Library Foundations [pdf]
You might want to compare the discussion of Friends and Foundations here with those in the article about Missouri Foundations.
How to Organize a Foundation [pdf]
A fact sheet from United for Libraries Friends & Foundations Fact Sheets.
Sample Foundation Pages