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Blog | From NCFP

Ginny’s Governance Checklist Part 4: Ensuring Board Vitality: Communications, Committees, and Renewal

November 18, 2021 | Virginia M. Esposito
The Governance Checklist blog series is a practical guide to building and maintaining the best possible family foundation board. Framed around a series of questions, the Checklist can inform and help shape a discussion or series of discussions about the founding of a new board. It can also serve as a useful tool for a healthy, and well-advised, reconsideration of Read More
Blog | Voices from the Field

Looking Ahead: Featuring NCFP Peer Network Co-chairs

July 22, 2021 | Katie Scott
Courtesy of Jopwell from Pexels The National Center for Family Philanthropy (NCFP) activates and connects a diverse and engaged community of philanthropic families and partners and seeks to foster unique opportunities for learning and inspiration. A hallmark of our work and area for growth in our future is our Peer Networks. Peer Networks are peer-led groups for a specific role Read More
Blog | From NCFP

Calling Family Foundation Board Members to Join a Journey on Racial Justice

Mary Mountcastle, June Wilson, and Kelly Nowlin speaking at the 2019 National Forum on Family Philanthropy Learn more about the Racial Justice Learning and Action Network. In 2018, the National Center for Family Philanthropy (NCFP) announced its second class of fellows, naming Kelly Nowlin, June Wilson, and Mary Mountcastle as distinguished fellows. Each of us independently chose to focus our Read More
Blog | Featured Article

Lessons for Family Foundation Board Chairs from the 2020 Trustee Education Institute

October 30, 2020 | Tony Macklin
NCFP will be launching a new Peer Network for current and prospective family foundation board chairs in the first quarter of 2021. If interested, please contact Katie Scott at katie.scott@ncfp.org During NCFP’s recent Trustee Education Institute (TEI), I heard a recurring theme especially applicable to current and future board chairs of family foundations: effective governance of a family foundation takes Read More
Blog | Friends Focus

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 cutting edge work. This month features updates from the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation; Arthur Vining Davis Foundations; Russell Family Foundation; Bader Philanthropies; Nathan Cummings Foundation; Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund; Meadows Foundation; Indiana Philanthropy Alliance; Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation; Grantmakers for Effective Organizations; Rasmuson Foundation; and the Pew Charitable Trusts. Read More
Blog | Friends Focus

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 cutting edge work. This month features updates from The Council on Foundation's Distinguished Service Awards; Surdna Foundation; Frieda C. Fox Family Foundation; Greater Houston Community Foundation; John M. Belk Endowment; C.S. Mott Foundation, Annie E. Casey Foundation; and Ruderman Family Foundation. Read More
Blog | Friends Focus

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 cutting edge work. This month we feature updates on the grantmaking programs of several friends, including the Barr Foundation, the Frieda C. Fox Family Foundation, the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, the Helen Bader Foundation, and the Nord Family Foundation. Also included is our complete list of current NCFP Friends and Leadership Circle members. Read More
Blog | Friends Focus

News and Notes from NCFP’s Friends of the Family Network

August 18, 2014
Friends Focus highlights updates from members of our Friends of the Family network and their cutting edge work. This month we feature suggestions from a briefing convened by the Meadows Foundation for those interested in assisting immigrant families and unaccompanied children crossing the border. Read More
Blog | Friends Focus

News and Notes from NCFP’s Friends of the Family Network

April 29, 2014
Friends Focus is a special feature of Family Giving News that highlights members of our Friends of the Family network and their cutting edge work with family foundations and advised funds. Are you a current Friend of the National Center and have an update or news about your foundation that you would like to share with Family Giving News readers? Email us. Interested in learning more about Read More