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The National Center for Family Philanthropy is the only national nonprofit dedicated exclusively to families who give and those that work with them. The National Center provides the research, expertise, and learning opportunities necessary to inspire our national network of giving families every step of the way on their philanthropic journey. Families learn how to transform their values into effective giving to achieve positive and enduring impact on the communities they serve. Together, we make great things happen!

 


Family Giving News

January 2014 FGN: Positive Tracks: A Story of Generation Next Philanthropy
Much has been written about the “next generation” and its integration into family philan.......

December 2013 FGN: A Legacy Lives On: The Kaplan Family Foundation’s Successful Leadership Transition
As the National Center for Family Philanthropy continues its ongoing focus on the topic of transitio.......

November 2013 FGN: A Study in Spend Down: The Irwin Sweeney Miller Foundation Creates an Enduring Legacy by Effecting Community Change
This month’s Family Giving News feature article is excerpted from the newly released Passages .......

October 2013 FGN: The Power of Urgency – The Eckerd Family Foundation’s Limited Life Approach
In this month’s issue of Family Giving News, we feature an excerpt from the new Passages Issue.......

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From FP Online

Irwin Sweeney Miller Foundation - A Study in Spend Down

This is the story of the third generation members of the Miller family who chose to spend down th.......

The Power of Urgency – The Eckerd Family Foundation’s Limited Life Approach (Passages Version)

This Passages Issue Brief chronicles the experiences of the Eckerd Family Foundation, wh.......

Igniting the Spark - Creating Effective Next Gen Boards
This Passages Issue Brief introduces an increasingly popular method for preparing the next .......

Working Together for Common Purpose: The First National Study of Family Philanthropy Through the Family Office (Executive Summary)
As the field of family philanthropy evolves, the options available to families for man- aging and ma.......

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From The Newsroom

National Center for Family Philanthropy Announces New Board Member and Officers
The National Center for Family Philanthropy (NCFP) has elected Katherine Lorenz, President of the Cy.......

National Center for Family Philanthropy Welcomes New Board Members: Jane Justis and Janine Lee
The National Center for Family Philanthropy announced the election of two new members to its Board o.......

NCFP Partners with 2164 and the Johnson Center for Philanthropy on New Next Gen Donors Study
The National Center is delighted to be a featured marketing partner for the new Next Gen Donors stud.......

New Study Reveals Benefits and Challenges of Philanthropy Through Family Offices
National Center for Family Philanthropy teams with Threshold Group, Family Office Exchange to produc.......

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