Successful Generations Podcast: Engaging your Family in Family Philanthropy

Posted by Ellie Frey Zagel on April 19, 2018

In this episode, Virginia “Ginny” Esposito, Founder of the National Center of Family Philanthropy, highlights what family business is and common trends in the work she has been in for over 30 years.

Why Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Matter

Posted by Independent Sector on April 17, 2018

Diversity, equity, inclusion. Nonprofit organizations use these words as they strive to become more diverse, yet many leaders are uncertain about the steps needed to turn dialogue – and intention – into action.

Why We Accept Proposals Written for Other Funders

Posted by Lisa Pilar Cowan on April 12, 2018

As soon as we determined the ‘what,’ we started to rethink the ‘how’ of our approach to grantmaking.

Letting Kids Decide What it Means to Be “Green”

Posted by Ellen Sabin on April 10, 2018

Teaching children the importance of helping others and taking care of the world around them is an essential part of building character. It is also important to encourage children to think about what they want to do to make the world a better place so they can truly understand the power of their actions.

National Center for Family Philanthropy Adds New Advancement Leader

Posted by National Center for Family Philanthropy on April 9, 2018

The National Center for Family Philanthropy, announced today that Rick Schneider has been named Senior Vice President, Advancement. Schneider leads NCFP’s fundraising efforts, including the Friends of the Family and Leadership Circle relationships.

The Jacobs Family Foundation: Supporting Resident-Driven Community Ownership

Posted by Andrew Hapke on April 5, 2018

In a country where wealth is increasingly concentrated and the role of the government as a redistributive force is debated constantly, can we be an example of how individuals and families can redistribute their wealth in their own way?

Emotionally Invested: A Collection of Articles about Impact Investing

Posted by Tiedemann Wealth Management on April 4, 2018

Impact investing seeks a return from one’s investments other than a strictly financial return. For the majority of impact investors, that means they seek a general or specific environmental, social or governance outcome, in addition to a financial return, from their investments.

News and notes from NCFP's Friends of the Family network

Posted by National Center for Family Philanthropy on April 2, 2018

Friends Focus highlights updates from members of our Friends of the Family network and their cutting edge work. This month features updates from the Nathan Cummings Foundation; the Walton Family Foundation; the Meadows Foundation and the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation.

When the Conversation Moves From the Family Room to the Boardroom

Posted by Virginia Esposito on April 1, 2018

One of the great opportunities of family philanthropy is spending meaningful time with those you love and know well. The challenge of family philanthropy is to avoid the stereotypes and patterns you are used to when you move out of the family room and into the boardroom.

When the Conversation Moves From the Family Room to the Boardroom

Posted by Virginia Esposito on April 1, 2018

One of the great opportunities of family philanthropy is spending meaningful time with those you love and know well. The challenge of family philanthropy is to avoid the stereotypes and patterns you are used to when you move out of the family room and into the boardroom.

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