Posts by Peter Panepento

An Interview with Executive Director Maurice “Mo” Green

Posted by Peter Panepento on October 26, 2017

The National Center for Family Philanthropy recently spoke with Maurice “Mo” Green to learn more about how he has approached his role as the Executive Director of the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation.

At the Forum, Exploring Our Past to Improve Our Future

Posted by Peter Panepento on October 19, 2017

No matter their mission, family foundations exist to create a better future. But their vision for the future is often shaped by the past — by the triumphs and tragedies of their founders and the subsequent experiences of the generations that follow them.

Assessing Your Family Foundation’s Work

Posted by Peter Panepento on May 30, 2017

But while your family foundation isn’t ruled by the same market forces that helped your family accumulate its wealth, you will undoubtedly want to find out whether your work is making a difference and whether your organization is operating efficiently.

How Do Family Foundations Partner with Community Foundations?

Posted by Peter Panepento and Tony Macklin on September 19, 2016

Many families turn to community foundations to solve challenges ranging from geographic dispersion to anonymity, and to learn about community issues or make grants outside of the family’s core mission.

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