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July 2022: News and Notes from NCFP’s Friends of the Family Network

Friends Focus highlights updates from members of our Friends of the Family network and their work. Are you a current Friend or Leadership Circle member of NCFP with an update or good news about your foundation that you would like to share with Family Giving News readers? Please email us. Interested in learning more about the families involved in NCFP’s Friends of the Family network? Go…
Posted on July 6, 2022

Five Questions for Kimberly Myers Hewlett

Anniversaries are times for reflection on and celebration of the past, as well as opportunity to imagine the future. As NCFP celebrates our 25th anniversary, we are speaking with community members about their reflections on the evolutions of their own philanthropy, the sector, and NCFP as well as their hopes for the future.  Kimberly Myers Hewlett is the immediate past-Chair…
Posted on July 5, 2022 by Kimberly Myers Hewlett
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Open Letter to Family Philanthropists: Please, Invest in Our Democracy While We Still Can

“When you read about these near misses [of stable democracies staving off authoritarian threats], two factors prove decisive again and again: when a society’s elite stands up to an authoritarian faction, using their power to beat it back, and when the mass public organizes and demonstrates in favor of democracy.” – Zack Beauchamp, American democracy is tottering. It’s not clear…
Posted on June 24, 2022 by Adrienne Bousian
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A Focus on Effectiveness: Meet NCFP’s New COO

We are delighted to welcome Diana Tyler Heath to the National Center for Family Philanthropy (NCFP) team as our chief operating officer. Diana joins a leadership team that includes President and CEO Nick Tedesco and Chief Impact Officer Miki Akimoto. Together, the team is partnering to implement an ambitious strategic plan. While implementing a plan that helps families be more…
Posted on June 13, 2022 by National Center for Family Philanthropy

Join the Climate Philanthropy Movement: A Conversation with McKnight’s Noa Staryk

We sat down with Noa Staryk, board chair at McKnight Foundation, to learn more about their nation-leading approach to climate philanthropy. From grantmaking to investment strategies, Noa provides sharp insights and inspiration for other funders looking to join the movement. Please visit our Climate Change Content Collection if you are interested in learning more. NCFP: Can you tell me a bit…
Posted on June 9, 2022 by Noa Staryk