Posts tagged to 'Donor intent and legacy statements'
by Caroline Avery
on January 15, 2012
Quick, create a mental picture of a philanthropist. What do you see? An older white man?
That’s the picture that pops into most of our heads. And it’s not surprising — this is the dominant image of philanthropy in the United States. From Andrew Carnegie to Warren Buffett, these are the faces of philanthropy most familiar to us.
by Jason C. Born
on April 15, 2010
When Karen and Jim Ansara contacted the Boston Foundation on January 14, 2010 to talk about how their family’s donor advised fund could best respond to the earthquakes in Haiti – which had happened less than 48 hours before – they were continuing both a longstanding commitment to international...
by Virginia Esposito
on July 15, 2008
A great enthusiasm is building for getting the most out of your charitable giving, for working with your family in this pursuit, and for focusing for greater impact… in Israel!
This past month I was invited to speak at a conference in Israel convened to encourage private philanthropy, particularly...
by Sarah Trzepacz
on July 15, 2006
The loss of a loved one is difficult for any family to bear, and the desire to celebrate and honor his or her life and accomplishments is natural and common. For philanthropic families, if the lost family member has played a significant role in their giving, grief and sadness can be coupled with some...
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This issue of Family Giving News examines the growing use of ethical wills and donor legacy statements: What are they? Why might you and your family want to use one? And how can one of these statements benefit individual donors, their families and the causes and issues they care most about?...