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Systems Change: Pursuing Transformational Philanthropy

November 30, 2021
This Content Collection features selected guides and resources from NCFP Content Partners and Contributors designed to help donors and philanthropic families understand the complex conditions that hold social problems in place, and to imagine and design strategies that will allow you to create transformational impact. Please see the NCFP Content Collection on Advocacy and Lobbying for related information and resources. Read More

Scaling for Success: Managing an Influx of Assets

November 29, 2021
An influx of assets is a powerful transition point in your philanthropy. With rising resources comes the budding potential to do more of what you’re already doing—or, perhaps, try something new. Either way, additional resources will often provide your foundation with new options for making a difference according to your foundation’s mission. With more money comes opportunity as well as Read More

I Am Family Philanthropy

November 24, 2021
Every day we see committed and generous families making positive impacts on the communities and issues they serve. Through this special I Am Family Philanthropy video collection, we are delighted to share the stories of NCFP Friends and philanthropic donor families. Read More

Family Philanthropy Speaks

November 24, 2021
Philanthropy is a practice borne out of compassion and commitment—and one that is deeply rooted in family. It’s also a practice that must continue to evolve to effectively meet the needs of the communities it seeks to serve. Thankfully, there are countless social sector leaders who are advancing the field with their bold ideas and unwavering enthusiasm for the greater Read More

Listening and Feedback Practices

October 25, 2021
The National Center for Family Philanthropy supports the Fund for Shared Insight’s belief that foundations and nonprofits are more impactful and effective when they regularly and deeply listen to the people and communities at the heart of their work. This Content Collections share examples and stories of listening and learning practices that value lived expertise and advance equity. As FSI Read More

Purpose, Motivations, and Mission

October 6, 2021
Documenting your motivations, values and principles, and priorities is a terrific way to clarify your giving. You’ll use that documentation to review opportunities to give and get involved that come your way and to dream of opportunities you want to proactively pursue. As you give and volunteer over time, you’ll learn new ways to express the ideas or even refine Read More

Impact Investing

June 4, 2021
A growing number of family foundations have made the strategic decision to align all or part of their investment portfolios with their philanthropic values and mission. This Content Collection features stories and resources on impact investing and related strategies, including replays of past NCFP webinars on this topic, past NCFP blog posts, and additional resources, guides, and samples from those Read More

PEAK Grantmaking

April 16, 2021 | PEAK Grantmaking
One of NCFP’s newest Content Partners, PEAK Grantmaking, is a vibrant member-led community of professionals who specialize in grants management for funding organizations. Together, they power knowledge and foster collaboration to advance equitable, effective, and efficient grantmaking practice – transforming how grants get made.  Below you’ll find a selection of their resources. For additional guides and resources, including more how-to Read More

Values and Motivations

January 28, 2021 | Jason Born
Clearly defined motivations and values are the underpinning of an effective family philanthropy strategy—they articulate a purpose, provide direction, and serve as a measure of accountability. They are also a dynamic and ever-evolving tool to guide donors and their family through the lifecycle of their philanthropic effort. This Content Collection highlights webinars, blog posts, and other resources that discuss the Read More