Posts tagged to 'Succession'
"I have learned a lot about how to be a leader; this means learning how to set goals and deadlines and meet them, what to do when you don't, how to work patiently with other people, how to ask for what you want without being demanding, what it means to run a meeting (create bylaws, appoint a secretary...
By Kevin Laskowski, Annie Hernandez, and Katie Marcus Reker
Part 1 of 2
The National Center for Family Philanthropy and Youth Philanthropy Connect, a program of the Frieda C. Fox Family Foundation, have teamed up on the release of our latest Passages Issue Brief entitled, “Igniting the Spark: Creating...
Editor’s note: The new Next Gen Donors report features a variety of quotes and perspectives from next gen donors on the topics of values and legacy, strategic grantmaking, and collaborations and relationships. Here are a few of the highlights.
Values and Legacy: Quotes from The Next Gen Donors Study
by Michael Moody
and Sharna Goldseker
on February 15, 2013
Editor’s Note: This month’s issue of Family Giving News features an overview of the results of the exciting new study conducted by our colleagues at the Johnson Center for Philanthropy and 21/64. To download the full report, please go to www.nextgendonors.org. Please note that the Next Gen Study is...
by Virginia Esposito
on February 15, 2013
In a year when we are focusing on helping philanthropic families deal with transitions most effectively, it is exciting that Family Giving News’ February edition features the recent report from 21/64 and the Johnson Center on Philanthropy on next generation donors. Welcoming a new generation to...
by Alice Buhl
on January 15, 2013
Editor’s Note: As NCFP begins the celebration of our 15th year, one of the key overarching themes of our work will be the exploration of the many types of transitions that family philanthropies experience. To help kick off our Year of the Transition, we’re pleased to share an excerpt from one of the...
by Jason C. Born
on September 15, 2012
Year after year, one topic in family philanthropy rises to the top: inspiring, engaging, and preparing the next generation for leadership. Sooner or later, unless the board decides to spend down the endowment, board succession in family foundations is a matter of when, not if.
Since its founding in...
by Sharna Goldseker
on August 15, 2009
Sharna Goldseker, one of the country’s leading experts on next generation philanthropy, is vice president of the Andrea and Charles Bronfman Philanthropies in New York and directs 21/64, a division of the foundation specializing in next generation and multi-generational strategic philanthropy....
by Rebecca Zimmerman
on August 11, 2009
One Foundation’s Plan for Embracing the Next Generation
Lorre Polinger and her siblings are facing a common challenge in family foundations or funds: how to engage their combined nine children in the family’s philanthropy.
Founded in 1968 by their parents, Geraldine and the late Howard Polinger, the...
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by Susan Crites Price
on January 17, 2009
Lessons from One Family’s Transition from Founder to Nonfamily Director
When Bill O’Neill Jr., president of the William J. and Dorothy K. O’Neill Foundation in Cleveland, decided to step aside from being “chief cook and bottle washer for 20 years,” the family faced a common dilemma: how to shift the...