Posts tagged to 'NCFP Updates'

News and Notes from NCFP's Friends of the Family Network

Posted by National Center for Family Philanthropy on September 2, 2016

Friends Focus highlights updates from members of our Friends of the Family network and their cutting edge work. This month features updates from The Clowes Fund; Medina Foundation; The McKnight Foundation; The Robins Foundation; Bainum Family Foundation; and The Central Indiana Community Foundation.

News and notes from NCFP's Friends of the Family network

Posted by National Center for Family Philanthropy on June 1, 2016

Friends Focus highlights updates from members of our Friends of the Family network and their cutting edge work. This month features updates from The Collins Foundation; The Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation; Tow Foundation; C.S. Mott Foundation; Island Foundation; and The Rasmuson Foundation.

News and notes from NCFP's Friends of the Family network

Posted by National Center for Family Philanthropy on March 2, 2016

Friends Focus highlights updates from members of our Friends of the Family network and their cutting edge work. This month features updates from The William J. and Dorothy K. O’Neill Foundation; The George Family Foundation; The Barr Foundation; The McKnight Foundation; and The Evelyn and Walter Haas Jr. Fund.

NCFP launches ‘Generations Together,’ a new online resource to help families empower the next generation of philanthropists

Posted on March 1, 2016

Generations Together – which launches today and is sponsored by U.S. Trust – is an online resource that helps young adults, teens and children explore family traditions and goals, learn about giving, and understand how philanthropy works. “Through our work advising families, we are consistently confronted by parents with the same question: How do we make sure we’re raising charitable, socially responsible children?” said Ginny Esposito, NCFP’s President and Founder.

Six family philanthropy trends to watch in 2016

Posted by National Center for Family Philanthropy on January 7, 2016

2015 was a remarkable year for family philanthropy. It brought the release of landmark new research on our field, new investments in programs that address many of our world’s most pressing challenges, and a spirit of optimism and cooperation that inspires unprecedented collaboration and progress. As we get back to work after the holidays, we’re looking ahead to another exciting year in 2016. Here are six things you can expect to see in the next 12 months that will impact your work...

Sticking the landing: A growing trend toward spending out

Posted by National Center for Family Philanthropy on December 2, 2015

For much of the 20th century, the vast majority of U.S. foundations operated under the assumption that they would be in business forever. However, as a new generation of family philanthropists take over — and families contemplate just how long forever actually lasts — a growing number are deciding that they would rather spend down their assets during a set period of time than manage their endowments in perpetuity.

The 10 biggest trends in family philanthropy

Posted by National Center for Family Philanthropy on November 23, 2015

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.

Upcoming events in family philanthropy

Posted on November 22, 2015

Each month we are pleased to feature upcoming events from NCFP and our many colleagues in the field of philanthropy. This month we feature events to finish the year strongly and events to look forward to in the next year!

New NCFP study shows new family foundations giving at faster rate than predecessors

Posted by National Center for Family Philanthropy on November 12, 2015

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.

Trends in Family Philanthropy: A sneak preview

Posted by National Center for Family Philanthropy on November 2, 2015

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.

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