13 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

An Invitation to a New Peer Network for Non-Family Staff

This month’s “Voices in the Field” comes from the two co-chairs of the new NCFP Non-Family Staff Peer Learning Network: Andrea Sholler, Associate Director of the Tow Foundation in Connecticut, and Sharmila Rao Thakkar, Executive Vice President of the Siragusa Foundation in Chicago. They share why they think a peer network is important and what they are hoping to gain 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 | 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 | Uncategorized

2015 CEO Training Events Offered by NCFP

April 22, 2015
NCFP's CEO initiative was launched in 2011 to help CEOs and family foundation boards better understand the qualities of effective family foundation leadership as well as its special challenges, while providing them with the tools, information, and support they need to master the complex roles and demands of their positions. With recent support from the Lilly Endowment, we are delighted to offer continuing opportunities for CEOs to learn from and with one another. Read More
Blog | Uncategorized

2015 CEO Training Events Offered by NCFP

March 25, 2015
NCFP's CEO initiative was launched in 2011 to help CEOs and family foundation boards better understand the qualities of effective family foundation leadership as well as its special challenges, while providing them with the tools, information, and support they need to master the complex roles and demands of their positions. With recent support from the Lilly Endowment, we are delighted to offer continuing opportunities for CEOs to learn from and with one another. Read More
Blog | Uncategorized

2015 CEO Training Events Offered by NCFP

February 25, 2015
NCFP's CEO initiative was launched in 2011 to help CEOs and family foundation boards better understand the qualities of effective family foundation leadership as well as its special challenges, while providing them with the tools, information, and support they need to master the complex roles and demands of their positions. With recent support from the Lilly Endowment, we are delighted to offer continuing opportunities for CEOs to learn from and with one another. 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