How to Hire IT Leaders in Philanthropy

TAG Reports

Published November 20, 2020

Bolstered by the success of technology in response to the events of 2020, executive directors and CEOs are cautiously envisioning an expanded role for technology as a driver of efficiency, mission, and strategy in an increasingly dynamic context. Like their private-sector counterparts, grantmakers are increasingly calling upon technology leaders to solve their most urgent challenges and strategic goals. Taking technology to these new heights will require a rethink about the role of IT and the type of leaders recruited to lead.

This guide aims to serve as a resource for foundation leaders aspiring to bring more strategic IT talent into their organizations. The advice offered is gleaned from a variety of sources including interviews with some of our sector’s most dynamic IT leaders (and those who hire them).