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CHRISTENSEN FUND

Quick Facts

aka Christensen

San Francisco, CA

Mission

The Christensen Fund believes in the power of biological and cultural diversity to sustain and enrich a world faced with great change and uncertainty.

Ruling Year

1960

Principal Officer

Dr. Sanjay Bavikatte

Director Of Grantmaking

China Ching

Main Address

487 Byant street 2 nd floor

San Francisco, CA 94107 USA

Keywords

Biological and Cultural diversity

EIN

94-6055879

 Number

2274709151

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Natural Resource Conservation and Protection (C30)

Other Food, Agriculture, and Nutrition N.E.C. (K99)

Cultural, Ethnic Awareness (A23)

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Financials

CHRISTENSEN FUND

Fiscal year: Jan 01 - Dec 31

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Board Leadership Practices

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?

No

CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?

No

ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?

No

BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?

No

BOARD PERFORMANCE

Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?

No

Organizational Demographics

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Diversity Strategies

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We track the diversity of vendors (e.g., consultants, professional service firms)
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We have a diversity committee in place
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We have a diversity manager in place
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We have a diversity plan
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We use other methods to support diversity
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