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Learning from the History of Philanthropy in the San Francisco Bay Area

October 19, 2022 | Micah McElroy
The San Francisco Bay Area is one of the most prosperous places in the United States, home to technological giants, entrepreneurial universities, and cities where more billionaires per capita reside than almost anywhere else in the world. But the Bay Area is also one of the nation’s most economically unequal places, marked by widening income inequality and under-resourced nonprofits. Alarmed Read More
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How a Connecticut Family Foundation Evolved to Support Youth-Led Social Change

September 9, 2022 | Ade Adeniji, Inside Philanthropy
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. The origins of the Perrin Family Foundation are similar to many other grantmakers rooted in the wealth of successful American executives. Charles Perrin started his career at Read More
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August 2022: News and Notes from NCFP’s Friends of the Family Network

August 8, 2022
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 Read More
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Here’s How a Longtime Family Foundation Fractured, and Shifted Gears for a Meaningful Final Act

August 2, 2022 | Ade Adeniji, Inside Philanthropy
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. In 1894, Missouri native William H. Danforth founded what would become Ralston Purina Company as a balanced food production company for animals. The company revolutionized the feed Read More
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July 2022: News and Notes from NCFP’s Friends of the Family Network

July 6, 2022
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 Read More
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Join the Climate Philanthropy Movement: A Conversation with McKnight’s Noa Staryk

June 9, 2022 | Noa Staryk
We sat down with Noa Staryk, board chair at McKnight Foundation, to learn more about their nation-leading approach to climate philanthropy. From grantmaking to investment strategies, Noa provides sharp insights and inspiration for other funders looking to join the movement. Please visit our Climate Change Content Collection if you are interested in learning more. NCFP: Can you tell me a bit Read More
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June 2022: News and Notes from NCFP’s Friends of the Family Network

June 2, 2022
Friends Focus highlights updates from members of our Friends of the Family network and their work. This month features updates from the Conrad N Hilton Foundation, McKnight Foundation, Rasmuson Foundation, Stupski Foundation, and Walton Foundation. 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 Read More
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May 2022: News and Notes from NCFP’s Friends of the Family Network

May 4, 2022
Friends Focus highlights updates from members of our Friends of the Family network and their work. This month features updates from the Walter & Elise Hass Fund, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, Rasmuson Foundation, Surdna Foundation, Wege Foundation, and Winston Family Foundation. Are you a current Friend or Leadership Circle member of NCFP with an update or good news about your Read More
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How the Family Behind a Sportswear Behemoth Is Expanding Its Philanthropy for Rural Communities

April 28, 2022 | Ade Adeniji, Inside Philanthropy
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. In 1937, Paul Lamfrom fled Nazi Germany and later founded Columbia Hat Company, a modest hat manufacturer in Portland, Oregon. When Paul passed away, the company’s reins Read More
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The Personal and the Collective: How Three Generations of the Sobrato Family Give

March 23, 2022 | Ade Adeniji, Inside Philanthropy
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. The Sobrato Organization in Silicon Valley has developed more than 21 million square feet of office space, R&D and multi-family projects since the 1960s. Today, the company’s Read More