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New @ the National Center - June 2011

Featured this month are updates on staffing news at the National Center, upcoming events in our Family Philanthropy Teleconference series, including two new calls scheduled for July and September, new resources in the Fami.......

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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 Cynthia & George Mitchell Foundation of Texas, as a director of the organization and has announced new officers to lead the.......

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 of Directors: Jane Leighty Justis, Trustee and Executive Director, The Leighty Foundation; and


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New book explores practical ways of building and maintaining family legacies
October 2010, John Wiley and Sons

Foundations: Fleas or Elephants?
September 2010, Blue Avocado

Pledging for what?
September 2010, Alliance Magazine

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