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Effective Family Philanthropy: The Tow Foundation

November 29, 2023 | Ade Adeniji, Inside Philanthropy
After 35 Years, the Tow Foundation Reflects on the Past and Looks to the Future Founded by Leonard and Claire Tow, the Tow Foundation recently held a 35th anniversary event called “Past Informed, Future Focused,” which nicely sums up this unique moment in time for the Connecticut-based family foundation. In addition to a major milestone for the foundation, Leonard Tow Read More
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Effective Family Philanthropy: The Kendeda Fund

November 29, 2023 | Ade Adeniji
The Kendeda Fund is Writing its Last Checks — and the Last Chapter of a 30-Year Story of Giving About 30 years ago, Diana Blank began to ramp up her philanthropy through what became known as the Kendeda Fund, drawing the name from her three children, Kenny, Dena and Danielle. Tapping into wealth derived from the Home Depot empire, which Read More
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Balancing Individual and Family Interests in Collective Giving: Question and Answer with the Authors

Researchers from Lansberg Gersick Advisors hypothesized that families’ abilities to work together effectively in their philanthropy is dependent not only on the way they design their collective family foundation, but also in how they structure the philanthropic activities outside of it. From 2018–2022, they conducted surveys and interviews and found that as families evolve, they face common dilemmas regarding their Read More