Posts by National Center for Family Philanthropy

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

Posted by National Center for Family Philanthropy on January 31, 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 W. Clement and Jessie V. Stone Foundation; the Surdna Foundation; the Durfee Foundation; Lumpkin Family Foundation and the Tracy Family Foundation.

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

Posted by National Center for Family Philanthropy on January 4, 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 Nord Family Foundation; the Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation; the Rasmuson Foundation; the Zilber Family Foundation and the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation.

How do we work with our local community foundation to train young philanthropists?

Our family foundation would like to work with the local community foundation to set up a program that will help train younger philanthropists – both those in our family as well as other youth in the community. Do you have suggestions for models that others have used? Indeed we do!...

2017: A Landmark Year for Family Philanthropy

Posted by National Center for Family Philanthropy on December 15, 2017

The start of a new year always inspires me to reflect on the blessings we’ve enjoyed and challenges we’ve faced together — and to think about the amazing opportunities that lie ahead for our field.

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

Posted by National Center for Family Philanthropy on December 1, 2017

Friends Focus highlights updates from members of our Friends of the Family network and their cutting edge work. This month features updates from the Castellano Family Foundation; the Surdna Foundation; the Bainum Family Foundation; Ford Foundation and the Walton Family Foundation.

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

Posted by National Center for Family Philanthropy on November 1, 2017

Friends Focus highlights updates from members of our Friends of the Family network and their cutting edge work. This month features updates from the Durfee Foundation; The Sobrato Family Foundation; Perrin Family Foundation; The Clowes Fund and the Springs Close Foundation.

7 Tips for Reaching the Next Generation to Give

Posted by National Center for Family Philanthropy on September 29, 2017

Every family that is involved in philanthropy hopes to raise children who are generous, not kids who grow up with a sense of entitlement. Regardless of whether you want them to carry on the family’s philanthropy someday, you still want to raise them to be caring adults who will have fulfilling lives with a sense of purpose. Here are seven ways you can help coach your children or grandchildren on how to be generous.

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

Posted by National Center for Family Philanthropy on September 1, 2017

Friends Focus highlights updates from members of our Friends of the Family network and their cutting edge work. This month features updates Philanthropy New York; The Nathan Cummings Foundation; The W.K. Kellogg Foundation; The Nord Family Foundation; The Tracy Family Foundation and the Walton Family Foundation.

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

Posted by National Center for Family Philanthropy on July 31, 2017

Friends Focus highlights updates from members of our Friends of the Family network and their cutting edge work. This month features updates from the Walton Family Foundation; The Zarrow Family Foundation; The Heising-Simons Foundation; The Zilber Family Foundation; The Charles Stewart Mott Foundation; The Overbrook Foundation and the Surdna Foundation.

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Generational Differences in Family Philanthropy

Posted by National Center for Family Philanthropy on July 11, 2017

Griping about generational differences has almost overtaken baseball as America's favorite pastime. At least, it can certainly feel that way!

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