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Takeaways from Engaging Youth Peer Network: Supporting Youth Givers Across Ages

December 23, 2020 | Maya Diggs
Courtesy of August de Richelieu from Pexels During the final Engaging Youth Peer Network event of 2020, participants had the opportunity to hear about a variety of strategies for including youth in family philanthropy. Our featured speakers Alexis Marion, Neil Gobioff, and Marlene Corrado shared real stories and discussed several tools and activities that they have found helpful. This meeting Read More
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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
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Engaging Youth Retreat: A Recap

June 22, 2021 | Jen Crino
Courtesy of Priscilla Du Preez on Unsplash This article was originally published by Foundant and is re-posted here with permission. For families interested in engaging multiple generations in their philanthropy, younger family members need opportunities to learn and build skills and competencies necessary for future leadership. These skills and family philanthropy knowledge should be taught in tandem with a broader Read More
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Pandemic Philanthropy: Youth Giving Edition

December 7, 2020 | Emma, Gobioff Foundation
Courtesy of Brooke Cagle on Unsplash And so it began. Our youth board had Zoom calls nearly every month where we met each other, discussed what philanthropy is, made general plans, and eventually researched and sent out our first grants. Our members, ranging from ages 8-15 (LINK TO AVATARS), were spread across the country, making us Zoom experts even before the coronavirus Read More
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Engaging Youth Voices in Participatory Grantmaking Practice

November 23, 2020 | Sheryl Seller
Photo courtesy of the Greater Worcester Community Foundation A group of teenage philanthropists sit around a boardroom table at an urban community foundation in Massachusetts. As they explore the needs they see and face in their communities, they begin to understand how different life is only a few miles from their own neighborhoods. A past participant of Youth for Community Read More
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Lessons for New Family Foundation Board Members from the 2020 Trustee Education Institute

October 23, 2020 | Tony Macklin
“I feel like a bit of a fish out of water when talking with people who know nothing about foundations.” “I married into a family with a foundation and I’m looking for help.” “We didn’t grow up with this wealth. It is difficult to discuss.” Three attendees shared these thoughts during NCFP’s recent Trustee Education Institute. Their sentiments are common Read More
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Values, Kids, Philanthropy, and COVID-19

April 29, 2020 | Katie Scott
We’re eating more meals together than we ever have before. We are getting to know our neighbors better. We see our child or children more hours of the day, and many of us are fortunate enough to hear the sounds of toys and giggles filling our homes. Ok, while all of these facts are true (and my son is adorable Read More
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Six Timeless Tips for Raising Philanthropic Children

Editor’s note: While this post is from 2005, the advice is timeless!  Providing for children not only involves ensuring that they have clothes on their backs, roofs over their heads, and food in their stomachs, it also requires that families supply a sense of appreciation for their gifts, monetary and otherwise, and the desire to share those gifts with others. Read More