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Racial Equity is Fundamental to Effective Family Philanthropy

Learning opportunities bring us the delight of something new: we hear or do something for the first time, we might—metaphorically—or actually—scrape our knees, we pick ourselves up, and we enjoy a sense of accomplishment as we recognize that new thing we know or can do. Much like viewing the world through the eyes of young children, the National Center for…
Posted on January 12, 2022 by Kimberly Myers Hewlett, Kelly Nowlin

New Year’s Resolution – Give Boldly, Give More, Give Now

New Year’s resolutions may be 4,000 years old, and probably just as old is the tradition of breaking those resolutions all too soon after January 1. Nevertheless, the turning of the calendar can be a moment to stop and take stock of the year that is ending, and to think about how you want to reset and reframe your work…
Posted on January 10, 2022 by Miki Akimoto

January 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. This month features updates from the Acton Family Giving, Ray C. Anderson Foundation, Eleanor Crook Foundation, Nathan Cummings Foundation, General Service Foundation, Libra Foundation Phillips Foundation, and Rasmuson Foundation. Are you a current Friend or Leadership Circle member of NCFP with an update or good news…
Posted on January 7, 2022

Family Philanthropy Versus Climate Change: An Opportunity of a Lifetime and Beyond

At the United Nations’ COP26 conference in November 2021, President Biden said climate change is “an existential threat to human existence as we know it.” And qualitative and quantitative data support this claim. Climate hazards—driven by global greenhouse gas emissions—will continue to affect and amplify socioeconomic challenges in nearly all areas for decades to come. And the climate crisis is at…
Posted on January 5, 2022 by Katherine Lorenz

Announcing our 2022 Fundamentals of Family Philanthropy Webinar Series

We’re excited to announce our 2022 Fundamentals of Family Philanthropy webinar series with the NCFP community. The monthly webinar series provides guidance on the core tenets of effective family philanthropy—from motivations and values, to governance, grantmaking, and succession. The series equips giving families with the latest information on evergreen topics in NCFP’s Family Giving Lifecycle through practical takeaways and diverse…
Posted on December 29, 2021 by National Center for Family Philanthropy