8 Results for “Non-family Staff Peer Network” in Blog

Blog | Voices from the Field

Non-family Staff Peer Network Welcomes 3 New Co-chairs

June 3, 2019
The Non-family Staff Peer Network is thrilled to announce 3 new co-chairs in the next year. Welcome to Denise Porche, Steve Toben, and Kim Wright! We are excited for their leadership this upcoming year. NCFP would like to thank the Peer Network’s former co-chair Christine Koehn for her keen insight and guidance to the network, and the current chair Kelly 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 | Voices from the Field

Involving Non-Family Members in the Foundation

October 9, 2019 | Exponent Philanthropy
Editor’s Note: Originally posted to Exponent Philanthropy’s blog. Many of our clients consider whether to involve non-family board members either early in the formation of their foundation or at some point during the foundation’s growth and development. This article discusses factors to consider in determining whether and how to include “outsiders”: the selection criteria of non-family members for board service; Read More
Blog | From NCFP

Trust-Based Philanthropy: Shifting Power to Communities

November 23, 2021 | Nicholas A. Tedesco, Shaady Salehi
This article was originally published by Citi GPS: Global Perspectives & Solutions and is re-posted here with permission. Philanthropy is a complicated pursuit. Donors are committed to supporting their grantees to advance social progress, yet they hold a disproportionate amount of power, and operate within an inherently inequitable system that often perpetuates harm. Foundations and donors have virtually all the Read More
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 | Family Philanthropy Speaks

Family Philanthropy Speaks: A Conversation with Dimple Abichandani and Robin Snidow

Dimple Abichandani, Executive Director of the General Service Foundation (GSF), works closely with the foundation’s chair, Robin Snidow. In this Family Philanthropy Speaks episode, the pair talk with NCFP President and CEO Nick Tedesco about their philanthropic journeys, GSF’s spending policy and values-aligned practices, and how they’ve fostered a meaningful relationship with one another.  About the Series Philanthropy is Read More
Blog | Featured Article

Lessons from Family Philanthropy: Rockefeller Brothers Fund at 75

Launching family foundations is often the expression of donors’ desires to establish a lasting legacy and to instill in future generations the importance of giving. But family foundations face certain common pitfalls as well. The RBF is often held up as an example of a family foundation that has weathered these storms successfully. How might the ingredients of its success be described? What lessons can it offer? Read More