In the Field Posts
In an age when donor-advised funds and social enterprises dominate discussions about U.S. giving trends, a groundbreaking new NCFP study reveals that a growing number of families are more interested in forming their own foundations, and they are using these foundations to distribute assets at a much faster rate than their predecessors.
The Chronicle of Philanthropy today offers a sneak preview of the soon-to-be-released Trends in Family Philanthropy survey — focusing on how NCFP’s new benchmark survey reflects the growing interest among recent donors in creating family foundations.
on September 17, 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Two of family philanthropy’s brightest young leaders — Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation President Katherine Lorenz and Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation Executive Director Doug Bitonti Stewart — have been named Fellows by the National Center for Family Philanthropy.
on July 29, 2014
Each month we are pleased to feature upcoming events from NCFP and our many colleagues in the field of philanthropy. This month we feature our 2014 Trustee Education Institute, as well as events from our colleagues at Philanthropy Roundtable, Exponent Philanthropy, the Council on Foundations, Family Office Exchange, and many more!
BOSTON – The National Center for Family Philanthropy (NCFP) today announced that Susan Packard Orr, Chair of the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, is its first Distinguished Fellow in Family Philanthropy. The announcement was made at the first National Forum on Family Philanthropy, taking place...
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Recently, the United Way of the National Capital Area announced that going forward it would restrict its funding and would make grants only to nonprofits with budgets over $50,000. In this month’s “Voices in the Field” we feature the perspectives and comments of several nonprofit leaders and...