Posts tagged to 'Succession'
by Alice Buhl
on July 15, 2008
The following is excerpted from the just published Passing the Baton? Generations Sharing Leadership by Alice Buhl, Senior Fellow, National Center for Family Philanthropy. Passing the Baton? is the latest entry in the National Center’s Passages white paper series, now available in Family Philanthropy...
A family foundation writes a new chapter of the family legacy after the deaths of its generous founder and two family trustees.
“I grew up in Cleveland, Ohio, went to Kent State University, and majored in history and political science,” says 25-year-old Mary Galeti, Vice Chair of the $11-million...
Q: We want to involve a new generation in the foundation. At what age should we welcome new board members?
A: Family boards often agonize over what the minimum age for board members should be. Older family members worry which groups, branches, or people will be included or excluded....
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by Sarah Trzepacz
on April 15, 2006
As nice as it would be to believe that a family’s unique dynamic— composed of individual and collective histories, experiences, memories, and modes of communication—remains firmly outside the discussions in which philanthropic decisions are made, the truth is that these factors can influence a family’s...