Posts tagged to 'Influx of assets'

Planning for an influx of assets

Posted by Katherine Lorenz on September 24, 2015

“The big thing is to not feel rushed, and to look to peers and to experts for advice, and it's not that anyone can tell you everything you need to know, or there's any one person who can lead you through this, but I think the more people you talk to, the more you start to realize what will and what won't work for your specific situation, the specific challenges that you face. And then, to talk all that in the aggregate, and apply it to your own family, and where you are in the process. ” -- Katherine Lorenz, President, The Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation Source: NCFP September Webinar, Planning for an influx of assets

Planning for an influx of assets

Posted by Elaine Gast Fawcett on August 25, 2015

An influx of assets is a powerful transition point in your family’s philanthropy. With rising resources comes the budding potential to do more of what you’re already doing – or, perhaps, to try something new. Either way, additional resources will often provide your foundation with new options for making a difference according to your foundation’s mission.

Having new eyes: Transitions in family philanthropy

Posted by Virginia Esposito on February 25, 2015

For more than two years, I have been researching, interviewing, and thinking about transitions in the life of a family philanthropy. I’ve listened to anyone willing to talk to me about their experiences with philanthropic transitions. Occasionally, I have been on the road speaking about my early findings and impressions. I am delighted that my paper, Family Philanthropy Transitions: Possibilities, Problems, and Potential, is the newest addition to our Passages Issue Brief series and can be found in the Family Philanthropy Online Knowledge Center

Transitions: Opportunities and Challenges for Family Philanthropy

Posted by Virginia Esposito on September 19, 2014

Even if your family foundation or fund is very new, chances are you have already experienced at least one transition in the lifecycle of your giving program. Family giving programs are subject to changes both in family composition and the lifecycles of organizations, and these changes bring both challenges and opportunities for the family's philanthropy.

The Tecovas foundation

Posted by National Center for Family Philanthropy on June 18, 2008

A family foundation writes a new chapter of the family legacy after the deaths of its generous founder and two family trustees. “I grew up in Cleveland, Ohio, went to Kent State University, and majored in history and political science,” says 25-year-old Mary Galeti, Vice Chair of the $11-million...

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