Posts tagged to 'Volunteering'
by Lauren Hasey Maher
on August 18, 2014
There is an ever increasing commitment among families to be intentional about exposing the next generation and including them in their philanthropy. The recent Nexus Global Youth Summit showcased a number of truly innovative ways that participants were harnessing their professional skills to make an impact on an issue they care about, while doing it in collaboration with others.
When two family foundations met in the summer of 2010 to allow their engaged youth to connect with and learn from one another, we never would have predicted what would come out of it. It was these two foundations along with two others that launched, Youth Philanthropy Connect, a project of the Frieda C....
by Mark Larimer
on May 28, 2014
One of the most important trends people were talking about at the National Forum on Family Philanthropy was the engagement and involvement of youth (ages 8+) during the grantmaking process. In many ways, it represents the future of grantmaking and how the younger generation’s view of philanthropy will...
by Gioia C. Perugini
and Nini Meyer
on January 15, 2014
Much has been written about the “next generation” and its integration into family philanthropy. How will they get involved? Will their philanthropic initiatives look different than those of their parents and grandparents? What tools and resources can help them be most effective?...
by Susan Crites Price
on October 15, 2013
Family and community foundations that want to engage youth in grantmaking need to adapt to a new generation of kids, many of whom have already gone digital with their philanthropy. Dubbed the “Always On” Generation, today’s young people have discovered they can do good in the world without going...
Editor’s Note: Many families anticipating a generational board change ask the National Center for Family Philanthropy how to involve the next generation in their giving as they are getting ready to ascend to the board. Many families have begun to ask about easy ways to involve their children in...
by Kevin Laskowski
on December 15, 2007
The holidays are a time of celebration, sharing, and enjoying the company of family and friends. They’re also a time of advertising, doorbuster sales, and conspicuous consumption. For families concerned about raising charitable children, the holidays can represent a challenge as well as a great...
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by Virginia Esposito
on July 15, 2007
It’s summer and a young person’s fancy turns to …philanthropy? Well, perhaps more than you might think.
I ran into a friend recently and she told me her college freshman daughter was off to Nicaragua. Sarah belongs to a group that organizes charitable field trips for young people – giving them the...