Posts tagged to 'Family philanthropy and community foundations'
by Akron Community Foundation
on February 4, 2019
The Akron Community Foundation writes about the success of a donor-advised fund and its ability to facilitate multigenerational giving.
by Virginia Esposito
on November 21, 2018
There is a lot of justifiable attention paid these days to some of the BIG questions about philanthropy and the philanthropic process: Why give? How much to give? What to give to? What difference does it make?
by Jenna Nicholas
and Chisato Fukuda
on June 28, 2018
By giving voice to community leaders, we aimed to collaboratively develop solutions and catalyze change in rural Georgia.
by Andrew Hapke
on April 5, 2018
In a country where wealth is increasingly concentrated and the role of the government as a redistributive force is debated constantly, can we be an example of how individuals and families can redistribute their wealth in their own way?
Our family foundation would like to work with the local community foundation to set up a program that will help train younger philanthropists – both those in our family as well as other youth in the community. Do you have suggestions for models that others have used?
Indeed we do!...
by Richard Marker
on August 10, 2017
It need not be said that families are complex and relationships, between and within generations, reflect that complexity. Every decision that has to be made is loaded because every one is personal.
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.
Maya Patel, President of The Tarsadia Foundation, reflects on how philanthropy has brought her family closer together through a variety of domestic and international site visits and volunteer opportunities.
by Laily Pirbhai
on July 27, 2016
As a community foundation, the Calgary Foundation understands the importance of our 3 key roles: donor stewardship, effective grantmaker, community leader…but what’s our why? What do we believe? After sixty years of serving philanthropy for the benefit of community, we’ve learned our knowledge of community issues and needs represents the distinct value we bring to donors - that’s our biggest asset.
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by Rosie Abriam
on June 21, 2016
A donor-advised fund (DAF) provides the donor(s) the opportunity to provide a tax-deductible gift to benefit the organizations and issues that the donor(s) care about most. Working with the community foundation has been great for our family because they provide management and support including handling the paperwork attendant to tax-deductions.