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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: 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

Delaplaine Foundation to Establish Community Advisory Council

Delaplaine Foundation, a private family foundation with deep roots in the Frederick, Maryland community, has been dedicated to making a positive difference in Frederick County and beyond since its inception in 2001. The name Delaplaine has been synonymous with philanthropic giving reaching back more than a century, and the foundation has awarded over $20M in grant funding to more than…
Posted on June 6, 2022 by Marlene Young

June 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 Conrad N Hilton Foundation, McKnight Foundation, Rasmuson Foundation, Stupski Foundation, and Walton Foundation. 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…
Posted on June 2, 2022