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Looking Ahead to 2019

Posted by Katherine Lorenz on January 15, 2019

National Center for Family Philanthropy Board Chair Katherine Lorenz shares our exciting plans for 2019.

NCFP Transition – News Release and Highlights

Posted by National Center for Family Philanthropy on January 10, 2019

Virginia Esposito, founder and president of the National Center for Family Philanthropy, will transition to a new role as Senior Fellow at the end of 2019, NCFP announced today. Ms. Esposito has led the philanthropy nonprofit organization since its creation in 1997.

National Center for Family Philanthropy Announces New Board Leadership for 2019

Posted by National Center for Family Philanthropy on December 17, 2018

NCFP is pleased to welcome our new leadership for 2019: Katherine Lorenz as chair, Lisa Parker as vice-chair, David Weitnauer as treasurer and Nancy Cable as secretary. NCFP extends sincere thanks to outgoing chair Ridgway White and those members whose board service ended in 2018: Janine Lee, Jane Leighty Justis, Cindy Mercer, Ridgway White, and Rick Williams.

Imagining the Future of Family Philanthropy: Themes from Nationwide Focus Groups

Posted by Virginia Esposito on November 28, 2018

As part of its 20th Anniversary, the National Center for Family Philanthropy held a year-long exploration of themes and trends in family philanthropy. This involved convening 17 focus groups around the country. Here are the major themes gleaned from the Imagining the Future focus groups.

National Center for Family Philanthropy Announces New Fellows Class of 2020

Posted by National Center for Family Philanthropy on October 31, 2018

NCFP is pleased to welcome our new class of Fellows for 2019: Mary Mountcastle, Kelly Nowlin, and June Wilson. The NCFP Fellows program was created to honor veteran leaders in family philanthropy and to nurture a generation of new leaders who will strengthen and add to the field.

National Center for Family Philanthropy Adds New Advancement Leader

Posted by National Center for Family Philanthropy on April 9, 2018

The National Center for Family Philanthropy, announced today that Rick Schneider has been named Senior Vice President, Advancement. Schneider leads NCFP’s fundraising efforts, including the Friends of the Family and Leadership Circle relationships.

7 Tips for Reaching the Next Generation to Give

Posted by National Center for Family Philanthropy on September 29, 2017

Every family that is involved in philanthropy hopes to raise children who are generous, not kids who grow up with a sense of entitlement. Regardless of whether you want them to carry on the family’s philanthropy someday, you still want to raise them to be caring adults who will have fulfilling lives with a sense of purpose. Here are seven ways you can help coach your children or grandchildren on how to be generous.

Family Philanthropy is a Learning Journey: Join us at NCFP's National Forum

Posted by Kelly D. Nowlin on June 8, 2017

This fall’s National Forum for Family Philanthropy is one of those key opportunities to deepen our learning of best practices, innovative approaches, trends and lessons learned. And, unlike other large philanthropic gatherings, NCFP’s Forum is strictly about family.

4 Reasons to Reserve Your Spot at the National Forum for Family Philanthropy

You already know that the National Forum for Family Philanthropy is the nation's premier event for giving families. Here are four major reasons why you should reserve your spot now for this year's gathering in Washington, D.C. on October 18-20, 2017. Get inside access to D.C.’s newest cultural...

National Center for Family Philanthropy names four new members to board of directors

Posted by National Center for Family Philanthropy on May 24, 2016

The National Center for Family Philanthropy (NCFP) is pleased to announce the addition of four new members to its Board of Directors.

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