Posts by Alice Buhl

Governance as leadership in tough times

Posted by Alice Buhl on April 15, 2009

For many foundations, establishing the payout level has become fairly perfunctory. The staff or accountants do the math and the foundation pays out the 5% required by law. However, I have worked with foundations that struggle to balance their desires to solve the problems of today and to protect assets...

Notes from a senior fellow: Mothers and legacy

Posted by Alice Buhl on November 15, 2008

I had the privilege of being on a panel at the National Center’s 10th Anniversary symposium with four wonderful women in philanthropy: Judy Belk, Senior Vice President, Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors; Julie Fisher Cummings, Managing Trustee, Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Family Foundation; Susan...

Passing the baton: Generations sharing leadership

Posted by Alice Buhl on July 15, 2008

The following is excerpted from the just published Passing the Baton? Generations Sharing Leadership by Alice Buhl, Senior Fellow, National Center for Family Philanthropy. Passing the Baton? is the latest entry in the National Center’s Passages white paper series, now available in Family Philanthropy...

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