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Responding Quickly and Effectively in Times of Disaster: Preparation and Partnerships are Critical

At CAF America, we support donors who want to build long-term partnerships with local organizations and create meaningful impact, anywhere in the world. This model is particularly relevant when communities we grant to are impacted by natural disasters, political crises, or other emergencies. After responding to the many global emergencies that have occurred over the past few years—from wildfires in…
Posted on November 30, 2022 by Brooks Reed
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Embracing a More Holistic Approach for Greater Impact

In 2015, I stepped away from the field of education and dove into the world of philanthropy. Previously, I had been principal of Fenger High School on Chicago’s South Side. My experience with funders had been exclusively on the receiving end; my team at Fenger and I worked hard to secure financial resources that would allow us to support our…
Posted on November 21, 2022 by Liz Dozier

The Work of a Lifetime: Reparative Philanthropy, Relationships, Healing, and Joy

Editors note: These reflections are rooted in a discussion called, Reparations: The Opportunity for Family Philanthropy to Advance Healing and Repair at the 2022 National Forum on Family Philanthropy. Money saves lives. This is a stark reality that underpins the inequities of our society and history. In the 1930s, Alan Preston’s parents, German Jews, were able to escape Nazi Germany…
Posted on November 16, 2022 by Miki Akimoto

Passing the Torch: A Family Foundation Empowers Dozens of Young Philanthropists

Editor’s Note: This article is part of an ongoing series on the many forms of family philanthropy, in partnership with the National Center for Family Philanthropy, and produced by Inside Philanthropy’s editorial team. Founded in 1999 and headquartered in Newport Beach, California, Tarsadia Foundation supports nonprofit organizations that provide educational opportunities for the underserved, support health and wellbeing of the…
Posted on November 14, 2022 by Ade Adeniji, Inside Philanthropy
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November 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 November 9, 2022