Events


Fundamentals of Effective Grantmaking 2011

October 12, 2011 - October 31, 2011

SCG Signature Program To keep pace with changes in the nonprofit sector and the growing demands on foundation resources, grantmakers need to sharpen t.......

Family Mission Statements: Building a Solid Foundation for Your Family

October 13, 2011

What are family mission statements and how do they differ from family foundation mission statements? How do families create these statements and what .......

The 42nd SECF Annual Meeting: Celebrating Wisdom, Demonstrating Value, Cultivating Hope

November 9, 2011 - November 11, 2011

For additional information about the conference, please visit: http://www.secf.org/events/event_details.asp?id=137535   Featured Event: Thurs.......

Ethics in Family Philanthropy: Right vs. Right Decision-making

November 10, 2011

Ethical issues affect every facet of a family’s philanthropy from its structure and mission to its investment, grantmaking strategies, and perha.......

Retreat for Family Member CEOs

December 5, 2011 - December 7, 2011

Create connections… Share challenges… Identify solutions  Connect with colleagues who are also both family members and .......

Discretionary Grants: Encouraging Participation... or Pandora's Box?

December 8, 2011

Family foundation boards that offer discretionary grants to their individual trustees and staff have a variety of reasons for doing so. Those who do n.......

Finding Common Ground, Valuing Different Views

January 12, 2012

Families and foundation boards across the country wrestle with diverging values, various religions and different political persuasions.  While al.......

Creating Your Giving Identity: Tools and Tips for Next Gen Philanthropists

February 9, 2012

Most philanthropic families say they want the next generation at the table. Yet how do new trustees develop their personal values and ideas to contrib.......

CEO Retreat: Just for You: Qualities, Challenges, and Opportunities of the Family Foundation CEO

February 12, 2012 - February 13, 2012

As a foundation leader, you confront challenges every day. Equip yourself with new strategies for success at the CEO Seminar created and presented by .......

March 8th Teleconference: Straight from the Source - Working with a Living Donor

March 8, 2012

The dreams, life experiences, and personalities of donors and donor couples are at the heart of family philanthropy. Everything from the family’.......

GEO’s 2012 National Conference

March 12, 2012 - March 14, 2012

The GEO community is united by a common drive to challenge the norm in pursuit of better results. Recognizing that current standard practices in phila.......

Governance Essentials: An Exclusive Seminar for Family Foundation Trustees

March 22, 2012 - March 24, 2012

    Coming March 22-24 from the National Center for Philanthropy... NCFP’s Governance Essentials seminar provides a comprehens.......

Diverse Voices in Family Giving

April 12, 2012

While little is certain about the future of giving, one trend is clear: the diversity of voices active in family philanthropy will reflect the increas.......

May 10th Teleconference: At the Wheel - Women in Family Philanthropy

May 10, 2012

In nearly 90 percent of high net worth households, women are either the sole decision maker or an equal partner in decisions about charitable giving. .......

June 14th Teleconference: Celebrating Milestones in Family Philanthropy

June 14, 2012

Family foundations celebrating their 20th, 40th, 50th or 60th anniversaries have found creative ways to honor the giving legacy of the donor and subse.......

July 12th Webinar: Impact Investing and Family Philanthropy: A One-Two Punch

July 12, 2012

Interest in impact investing among wealth holders, their foundations, and family offices continues to grow. As a means for providing capital to for-pr.......

August 9th Webinar: Advocacy and Family Philanthropy: Leveraging Limited Dollars for Impact

August 9, 2012

New research from the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy shows that family foundations are a leading source of support for nonprofits acti.......

September 13th Webinar: Performance Review: Evaluating the Family Foundation CEO

September 13, 2012

Little has been written about how to review the performance of family foundation CEOs. The job carries a unique set of roles and responsibilities incl.......

October 11th Webinar: Avoiding Leaky Pipes: Enhancing Donor-Grantee Collaboration

October 11, 2012

Given the challenging economic times, it’s only natural for donors to want their scarce resources to be well spent. In reality, the pipeline tha.......

November 2012 Webinar: Working Together For Common Purpose: Family Offices and Family Philanthropy

November 8, 2012

As the field of family philanthropy continues to evolve, the options available to families for managing and making the most of their giving are expand.......

The Seasoned CEO: An Exclusive Retreat for Family Foundation Executives

November 12, 2012 - November 14, 2012

Who:  An exclusive retreat for 20 of the family philanthropy field's most experienced & insightful CEOs. What: A rare opportunity for .......

December 2012 Webinar - Family Philanthropy at the Holidays: Faith, Gratitude & Tradition

December 13, 2012

According to the 2012 Bank of America Study of High Net Worth Philanthropy, 43 percent of the households they surveyed said they make more charitable .......

January 2013 Webinar: The First Year: How to Hire, Inspire, and Empower a New Family Foundation CEO

January 10, 2013

Hiring a new family foundation CEO is one of the most important transitions that any family foundation must go through. The role of a family foundatio.......

Family Philanthropy: Upcoming Events in the Field

January 26, 2013 - July 31, 2013

Click an EVENT IN THE FIELD  below for further information and to register. February 21, 2013, Washington, DC. GEO Strategic Co-Funding: A .......

CEO Workshop: Transforming Your Role and Impact in the Foundation and Community

January 26, 2013

This special one-day preconference session, to be held in conjunction with the Council on Foundation's 2013 Family Philanthropy Conference, is designe.......

February 2013 Webinar: Family Philanthropy: Cultivating and Learning from Next Gen Leaders

February 14, 2013

Members of the next generation (including Gen X and the “Millennials”) are the future - and increasingly current - leaders of philanthropy.......

April 2013 Webinar: Community Connections: Place-Based Family Philanthropy

April 11, 2013

While some families pay particular attention to the family’s legacy of giving, and some focus on a particular issue or cause, many choose to lim.......

The Trustee Education Institute: An Intensive Seminar for Family Foundation Trustees

May 8, 2013 - May 10, 2013

Coming May 8 to 10, 2013 from the National Center for Philanthropy... The National Center’s Trustee Education Institute provides a comprehens.......

May 2013 Webinar: Over the River and Through the Woods: Geographic Dispersion in Family Philanthropy

May 9, 2013

With family members living far apart, what steps can families take to build family identity and bonds that once evolved naturally from living in close.......

June 2013 Webinar: Disaster Philanthropy: The Role of Family Giving in Preparedness, Response and Recovery

June 13, 2013

Usually, disasters bring out the best in people. Donations to charities surge as television coverage increases. Government agencies work closely with .......

July 2013 Webinar: 15 Years of Advancing Excellence in Family Philanthropy: Lessons Learned…and a Look Ahead

July 11, 2013

How has the field of family philanthropy evolved over the past 15 years? And where is it headed in the future? Join this wide-ranging conversation wit.......

August 2013 Webinar: Families and Community Foundations Working Together

August 8, 2013

Families have a special connection to the communities in which they live, and families engaged in philanthropy often have lasting relationships with t.......

September 2013 Webinar: Igniting the Spark: Effective Next Generation Boards

September 12, 2013

For many families, it is important that the next generation not only gives but gives as part of the family. This Family Philanthropy Webinar introduc.......

October 2013 Webinar: Creating a Culture of Learning for Your Family and Board

October 10, 2013

In the introduction to "Generations of Giving," NCFP’s seminal study of multi-generational family philanthropy, lead author Kelin Gersick writes.......

November 2013 Webinar: The Power of Urgency: Advantages and Options for Spending Down and Limited Life Foundations

November 14, 2013

Throughout this year, NCFP is taking an in-depth look at transitions that occur in giving families and family foundations. Our November webinar will l.......

December 2013 Webinar: Adaptive Philanthropy: Flexible Giving to Maximize Results

December 12, 2013

Most families engaged in shared philanthropy aspire to change the world—that’s why you commit your time, energy, and focus to this importa.......

January 2014 Webinar: Generation Next: Young Donors Inspiring a New Generation of Philanthropists

January 9, 2014

The dream of many family foundation donors is to instill a lifetime love of philanthropy and giving back to future generations of one’s family. .......

January 2014 Webinar: Generation Next - Young Donors Inspiring a New Generation of Philanthropists

January 9, 2014

The dream of many family foundation donors is to instill a lifelong love of philanthropy and giving back to future generations of one’s family. .......

February 2014 Webinar: Telling Your Story to Maximize Community Impact

February 13, 2014

You work hard to ensure you are maximizing community impact but do you have all the tools in your toolbox to lift up your grantees? Learn how new medi.......

March 2014 Webinar: So Far So Fast - A Family Foundation Finds its Focus

March 13, 2014

How does a family foundation with no defined mission, no staff, no structure and a family that was never brought into the fold pull itself together t.......

April 2014 Webinar: Leading Through Change: Advice from and for Seasoned CEOs and Their Boards

April 10, 2014

How do seasoned family foundation CEOs stay renewed and refreshed in their work? How do experienced CEOs find ways to balance the needs of the family .......

2014 National Forum on Family Philanthropy

May 7, 2014 - May 9, 2014

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June 2014 Webinar: Navigating Leadership Transitions in Family Philanthropy

June 12, 2014

Every family philanthropy experiences the joy, the sadness, the complexity, and the energy of transitions. Moving toward new leadership in the family .......

September 2014: The Trustee Education Institute - An Intensive Seminar for Family Foundation Trustees

September 24, 2014 - September 26, 2014

Coming September 24-26, 2014 from the National Center for Philanthropy... The National Center’s Trustee Education Institute provides a compre.......

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