Events & Webinars | Salons

Family Legacy in Philanthropy: A Reparative Framework

Join us for an enriching discussion on family legacy in philanthropy, moderated by the social impact advisory firm, Freedom Futures. In this thought-provoking one-hour conversation, we will hear from a philanthropic family committed to redistributing a significant portion of their wealth as a form of reparations to cement their family legacy in repair. They will share their motivations and approaches Read More
Events & Webinars | Community Foundations Network

Community Foundations Topical Call: Philanthropic Advisor Competencies

The demand for philanthropic advice is increasing and, in response, more firms and organizations are hiring advisors to wealthy donors and families. However, our field of philanthropic advisors and consultants is a beautiful mess of talents, perspectives, responsibilities, and expectations. In October 2022, the American College of Financial Services convened 50 experts and practitioners to envision a more cohesive future Read More
Events & Webinars | Peer Networks

Rural Funders Peer Network: Connecting With Peers

August 17, 2023 | Erin Borla, Wynn Rosser
A space for learning and discussion for philanthropic families working in rural areas, including those funding in rural Tribal places. Use this opportunity to share experiences of best practices for working in rural areas, discuss tactics and strategies, and connect with funding and partnering opportunities to leverage you investments and increase impact. Further program information to come. If you are Read More
Events & Webinars | Learning and Action Cohort

Mission Investing Institute

September 14, 2023
About the Institute Join us for the Mission Investing Institute, a virtual and in-person learning program presented by the National Center for Family Philanthropy in partnership with Mission Investors Exchange, Northern California Grantmakers, and SoCal Grantmakers. Through both virtual sessions and a two-day experience at The California Endowment in Los Angeles, California, this program helps philanthropy professionals get started in Read More
Events & Webinars | Peer Networks

Engaging Youth Peer Network: Teen Philanthropy—Models and Strategies for Ages 13-18

What are models to teach teens (grades 9-12) the foundations of philanthropy and lead them through the grantmaking process? Learn more about the Foundation for MetroWest’s Youth in Philanthropy program and how they engage high school youth in the surrounding communities in an experiential leadership and teen philanthropy program. Caryn Conway – an instructor for the Youth in Philanthropy program Read More
Events & Webinars | Community Conversations

Understanding Purpose Trusts: Advantages and Disadvantages

June 15, 2023 | Susan Mac Cormac
Purpose trusts have been around for centuries. However, most practitioners are far more familiar with charitable trusts. Enforced in the UK by chancery courts since the 15th Century and adopted unto the US into the Uniform Trust Code in 2000, charitable purpose trusts have been established to advance identified charitable purposes (instead of specific beneficiaries) but are limited in time, Read More
Events & Webinars | Conferences and Workshops

2023 Partner Summit

July 25, 2023 | Nicholas A. Tedesco
The inaugural Partner Summit is a virtual convening designed for our network of regional associations of grantmakers, philanthropic consultants and advisory firms and financial institutions that serve family philanthropies. The summit will explore the latest trends in family philanthropy, including promoting effective practices with members and clients, the power of cross-sector relationships and defining paths to equity and advocacy for family Read More
Events & Webinars | Peer Networks

Emerging Family Leaders Peer Network: Peer Connection and Community-Building

August 3, 2023
It can be challenging to be a leader in a family philanthropy context, particularly as a member of the next generation. How do you navigate the family dynamics of the multiple generations? How do you develop the skills and connections to be seen as a leader in your family’s philanthropic efforts? How do you have an influence on the strategic direction Read More
Events & Webinars | Conferences and Workshops

2023 Family Philanthropy Leadership Retreat

Event capacity is 150 attendees. Registration is limited to two individuals per organization. Registration is exclusively available to board members and CEOs of family philanthropies. Consultants, senior staff who are not CEOs or executive directors, and advisors are not eligible to attend. Please note: registration is currently only open to NCFP Network members. Focused on leadership, effective practices, and reimagining Read More
Events & Webinars | Community Conversations

Is Spending Down Right for Your Philanthropy? How to Make the Decision and What to Consider in the Process

September 21, 2023
Determining the lifespan of a philanthropic effort is one of the most important decisions a philanthropy’s board, staff, and family members make. Would the philanthropy have more impact and better meet community needs by spending more or all of its assets in a limited timeframe instead of existing in perpetuity? How does a philanthropic family make this decision? What plans Read More