Intellectual Property

The S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation Legacy Collection features knowledge produced by the Foundation and its grantee partners during the Foundation's final decade of work. The Legacy Collection is hosted and maintained by Candid through its Legacy Collection Service, a platform for the knowledge preservation of philanthropic and social sector organizations.

Knowledge assets in this collection that were published by the Foundation bear the following licenses:

  • Assets produced by the Foundation's Effectiveness team carry a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC-BY) license. These works are generally tools for the field and intended to be widely disseminated, used, and adapted. Complete details about the CC-BY license are available at
  • All other assets produced by the Foundation carry a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License (CC-BY-ND) license. Complete details about the CC-BY-ND license are available at

Knowledge assets in this collection that were published by Foundation grantees and partners remain under the copyright of those organizations. These resources have been included in the collection with the consent of the publishing organizations. Legacy Collection visitors/end users must adhere to the copyright notices included in collection item description pages and full-text documents.

Withdrawal. Resources that violate copyright by being shared through this Legacy Collection will be withdrawn upon request. In addition, we will consider withdrawal of resources for other reasons such as complaints of plagiarism. Please refer to Candid's Terms of Service for complete information about the intellectual property found in this Legacy Collection including copyright infringement and withdrawals.