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

Posted by National Center for Family Philanthropy on March 2, 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 Surdna Foundation; The McKnight Foundation; Dyson Foundation; The Nord Family Foundation; and The Sobrato Family Foundation.

Exhibit in Review: Giving in America

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

Last December, NCFP’s staff ventured out to explore the Giving in America exhibit at the Smithsonian National American History Museum in Washington, D.C. Here are our takeaways.

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

Posted by National Center for Family Philanthropy on February 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 Wilson Foundation; Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund; The Dean & Margaret Lesher Foundation; The McKnight Foundation; William G. McGowan Charitable Fund; and J.M. Kaplan Fund.

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

Posted by National Center for Family Philanthropy on January 5, 2017

Friends Focus highlights updates from members of our Friends of the Family network and their cutting edge work. This month features updates from Charles Stewart Mott Foundation; Carlson Family Foundation; Raikes Foundation; S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation; Robins Foundation; Tarsadia Foundation; Flora Family Foundation; Hyde Family Foundation; The Clowes Fund; and Frieda C. Fox Family Foundation.

How Do You Create A Family Foundation?

Posted by National Center for Family Philanthropy on December 27, 2016

A former employer of mine has reached out and asked me to help him set up a new family foundation. Prior to now he has been giving around the kitchen table and now he would like to engage his family in a more formal way by possibly creating a family foundation. Can NCFP help us with this journey we are about to begin?

Susan Packard Orr Wonders: Dad, what were your goals for family involvement?

Posted by National Center for Family Philanthropy on December 21, 2016

When you were at the table, we generally worked through consensus building, rarely actually taking a vote. Of course since you were there, we had no trouble coming to agreement. We knew whose vote counted!

News and Notes from NCFP's Friends of the Family Network

Posted by National Center for Family Philanthropy on December 1, 2016

Friends Focus highlights updates from members of our Friends of the Family network and their cutting edge work. This month features updates from Glenn Family Foundation, Bainum Family Foundation, The Leighty Foundation, Robins Foundation, Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, Frey Foundation.

News and Notes from NCFP's Friends of the Family Network

Posted by National Center for Family Philanthropy on November 1, 2016

Friends Focus highlights updates from members of our Friends of the Family network and their cutting edge work. This month features updates from Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund; The Gawlicki Family Foundation; Bosa Properties Foundation; McKnight Foundation; and Aviv Foundation.

News and Notes from NCFP's Friends of the Family Network

Posted by National Center for Family Philanthropy on October 3, 2016

Friends Focus highlights updates from members of our Friends of the Family network and their cutting edge work. This month features updates from Packard Foundation; Communities Foundation of Texas; The Durfee Foundation; Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund; Bainum Family Foundation; The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation; S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation; and Bader Philanthropies.

I am Family Philanthropy: Maya Patel

Posted by National Center for Family Philanthropy on September 13, 2016

Maya Patel, President of The Tarsadia Foundation, reflects on how philanthropy has brought her family closer together through a variety of domestic and international site visits and volunteer opportunities.

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