46 Results for “youth philanthropy” in Knowledge Center

Knowledge Center | Case Study

Community-Centric Youth Philanthropy: A Case Study of Greater Worcester Community Foundation’s Youth for Community Improvement Program

This case study aims to demonstrate how youth philanthropy can be an avenue to democratize philanthropy while it simultaneously benefits young people. We invite readers to explore Youth for Community Improvement, a youth grantmaking program at Greater Worcester Community Foundation, from the vantage points of young people who participate in the program and their adult supporters. Read More
Knowledge Center | Podcast

Community Foundations Family Philanthropy Network Topical Call: Youth Grantmaking and Youth Philanthropy Programs (January 2018)

Learn about youth grantmaking programs and youth philanthropy programs as a part of your philanthropic services. Sarah Ford from the Petoskey-Harbor Springs Community Foundation, Whitney Hosty of the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation, and Brittany Rayburn of the Legacy Fund of Hamilton County/Central Indiana Community Foundation kick off the conversation.  Read More
Knowledge Center | Article

Effective Family Philanthropy: The Tow Foundation

November 29, 2023 | Ade Adeniji, Inside Philanthropy
After 35 Years, the Tow Foundation Reflects on the Past and Looks to the Future Founded by Leonard and Claire Tow, the Tow Foundation recently held a 35th anniversary event called “Past Informed, Future Focused,” which nicely sums up this unique moment in time for the Connecticut-based family foundation. In addition to a major milestone for the foundation, Leonard Tow Read More
Knowledge Center | Article

Effective Family Philanthropy: The Eisner Foundation

The Intergenerational Philanthropy of the Eisner Foundation If there were a Disney film about family philanthropy, it might open with a scene from Michael Eisner’s childhood. The L.A.-based philanthropist, former chairman and CEO of the Walt Disney Company and former head of Paramount Studios before that, grew up sitting in on conversations about family giving during Thanksgiving in Vermont. After Read More
Knowledge Center | Article

Effective Family Philanthropy: The Compton Foundation

May 26, 2023 | Ade Adeniji
Here’s How a Longtime Family Foundation Fractured, and Shifted Gears for a Meaningful Final Act 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 business with the introduction of pelletized animal feeds. By the early 2000s, Ralston Purina had merged with Swiss Read More
Knowledge Center | Article

Effective Family Philanthropy: The Tarsadia Foundation

May 26, 2023 | Ade Adeniji
Passing the Torch: A Family Foundation Empowers Dozens of Young Philanthropists Founded in 1999 and headquartered in Newport Beach, California, Tarsadia Foundation supports nonprofit organizations that provide educational opportunities for the underserved, support health and wellbeing of the community, and help people find employment. It’s also one of a growing number of charities that aims to rethink how youth and Read More