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Moving Strategy to Action: Meet NCFP’s New CIO

We are thrilled to welcome Miki Akimoto to the National Center for Family Philanthropy (NCFP) team as our inaugural chief impact officer. In this new role, Miki will partner with our President and CEO, Nick Tedesco, to implement an ambitious strategic plan: aligning and integrating relationship management, revenue, and program strategies, enhancing sector partnerships, and ensuring a strong measurement and…
Posted on December 8, 2021

Takeaways Blog on Engaging the Next Generation

This blog summarizes key notes from our November Fundamentals of Family Philanthropy Webinar. Multigenerational families use varying, and often multiple, strategies to engage the next generation in philanthropy. Yet why it is important to engage subsequent generations in the family philanthropy, and how does it impact the culture and operations of the foundation? Successful next-gen participation depends on a number…
Posted on December 6, 2021 by Jen Crino

December 2021: 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. This month features updates from the Castellano Family Foundation, Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation, General Service Foundation, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, J.M. Kaplan Fund, Walter & Elise Haas Fund,  McKnight Foundation, Stupski Foundation.  Are you a current Friend or Leadership Circle member of NCFP…
Posted on December 1, 2021

We Can Be Bold Together

Today, the family philanthropy field is at a point of inflection. We are amidst a culminating moment in which our social, economic, and political landscapes are significantly changing. Now it is time for us to reflect on our purpose, pace, and practice to decide how we will meet this moment. Will family philanthropy maintain the status quo? Or will we…
Posted on December 1, 2021 by Nicholas A. Tedesco

Giving Circle Spotlight: Ecowomanist Institute ELM Giving Circle

Grapevine, an online platform for giving circles, interviewed one of its community members to shed light on their origin story, the power of giving together, and how they have built community. We’d love to hear your origin story. How did your giving circle come to be?  The giving circle came as a result of our inaugural Southeast Region EcoWomanist Institute…
Posted on November 24, 2021 by Veronica Kyle, Valerie Hill Rawls