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

Posted by National Center for Family Philanthropy on June 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 The Collins Foundation; The Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation; Tow Foundation; C.S. Mott Foundation; Island Foundation; and The Rasmuson Foundation.

National Center for Family Philanthropy names four new members to board of directors

Posted by National Center for Family Philanthropy on May 24, 2016

The National Center for Family Philanthropy (NCFP) is pleased to announce the addition of four new members to its Board of Directors.

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

Posted by National Center for Family Philanthropy on March 31, 2016

Friends Focus highlights updates from members of our Friends of the Family network and their cutting edge work. This month features updates from The Council on Foundation's Distinguished Service Awards; Surdna Foundation; Frieda C. Fox Family Foundation; Greater Houston Community Foundation; John M. Belk Endowment; C.S. Mott Foundation, Annie E. Casey Foundation; and Ruderman Family Foundation.

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

Posted by National Center for Family Philanthropy on March 2, 2016

Friends Focus highlights updates from members of our Friends of the Family network and their cutting edge work. This month features updates from The William J. and Dorothy K. O’Neill Foundation; The George Family Foundation; The Barr Foundation; The McKnight Foundation; and The Evelyn and Walter Haas Jr. Fund.

Adding non-family board members: Q&A with Penelope McPhee of the Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation

Posted by National Center for Family Philanthropy on February 2, 2016

When the Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation added four non-family members to its board, it wanted to bring new perspectives into its meetings, while also promoting the integrity and values of the family and the foundation.

I am Family Philanthropy: Katherine Lorenz

Posted by National Center for Family Philanthropy on February 2, 2016

Katherine Lorenz, President of the The Cynthia & George Mitchell Family Foundation and NCFP Fellow and board member, reflects on how philanthropy has brought together multiple generations of her family. Katherine shares how the Cook's Branch Conservancy in Piney Woods, TX promotes local and regional conservation ethics and demonstrates the resilience of nature in perpetuity.

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

Posted by National Center for Family Philanthropy on January 26, 2016

Friends Focus highlights updates from members of our Friends of the Family network and their cutting edge work. This month features updates from The William J. and Dorothy K. O’Neill Foundation; The George Family Foundation; The Barr Foundation; The McKnight Foundation; and The Evelyn and Walter Haas Jr. Fund.

Six family philanthropy trends to watch in 2016

Posted by National Center for Family Philanthropy on January 7, 2016

2015 was a remarkable year for family philanthropy. It brought the release of landmark new research on our field, new investments in programs that address many of our world’s most pressing challenges, and a spirit of optimism and cooperation that inspires unprecedented collaboration and progress. As we get back to work after the holidays, we’re looking ahead to another exciting year in 2016. Here are six things you can expect to see in the next 12 months that will impact your work...

Happy Birthday: Celebrating 100 years of family philanthropy

Posted by National Center for Family Philanthropy on January 6, 2016

Family philanthropy has been at the core of America’s giving landscape for more than 100 years. Many of the family foundations, community foundations, and other philanthropic institutions established by giving families in the first half of the 20th century continue to play important roles in the communities and causes they serve. In this month’s issue of Family Giving News, we are pleased to start a new annual tradition at NCFP of celebrating significant birthday milestones reached by family and community foundations in the field.

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

Posted by National Center for Family Philanthropy on January 6, 2016

Friends Focus highlights updates from members of our Friends of the Family network and their cutting edge work. This month features updates from the Allyn Family Foundation; Bainum Family Foundation; Conrad N. Hilton Foundation; Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation; and the Self Family Foundation.

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