In 2021, a total of 158 foundations participated in the Croner Compensation Survey of Foundations. Of the total participants, 103 are primarily grantmaking foundations, 10 are primarily operating foundations, 22 are a hybrid (both grantmaking and operating foundations) and 23 are community foundations. Geographic scope of grantmaking is: 29% international, 18% national, 28% multiple states / counties or cities, 16% state, 6% county and 3% city.
The report summarizes the total compensation and benefits programs of 158 participants and 175 benchmark positions. Of these positions, 160 had sufficient participant matches to report compensation data.