Posts tagged to 'Developing a personal giving identity'
by Calgary Foundation
on November 7, 2018
She may be just 18 years old, but Kinga Nolan’s concept of giving back to the community is well-ingrained in her world view. A science lover and passionate advocate for head injury awareness, Nolan is proof that millennials can be leaders in community engagement when given the right opportunities.
by Sheryl Seller
on September 7, 2018
This blog provides those who aspire to start a youth philanthropy program with a timeline and things to consider along the journey to creating a democratic, diverse, inclusive, and equitable program.
by Ellen Sabin
on June 7, 2018
The best way to empower the children you love is to help them embrace their ability to make a difference and help others. This gift will give them self-esteem, will build their character and will also create the next generation of givers!
by Ellen Sabin
on April 10, 2018
Teaching children the importance of helping others and taking care of the world around them is an essential part of building character. It is also important to encourage children to think about what they want to do to make the world a better place so they can truly understand the power of their actions.
by Brady Josephson
on December 26, 2017
Millennials tend to give more frequently, in small amounts, to more causes. And they also want, and expect, more communication about their donation. But beyond that, they want some opportunities to get their hands dirty.
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 Kylie Musolf
on November 30, 2017
At the 2017 National Forum on Family Philanthropy, Ellie Frey Zagel described herself as “the next gen of your nightmares: one who said she’d never return to live in the community where her family’s foundation was based.”
by Jill Gordon
on April 11, 2017
Let's take a moment to think about who introduced philanthropic behaviors in your life. Who inspired you to GIVE your time and help others? When did you begin to SERVE those around you? Why are you still ENGAGED in helping youth succeed?
by Sahar Afrakhan
on February 16, 2017
My friends who’ve inherited philanthropy as part of their family life have an amazing opportunity, but there’s little effort to extend an invitation outward. If we can involve our youth, then what’s stopping us?
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by Jen Bokoff
on June 27, 2016
The stereotype of the “me me me” generation couldn’t be more wrong. Youth are driving grant dollars to organizations that are changing communities through more than 480 programs around the world. Most of these young people are not independently wealthy, and most didn’t say “philanthropist” when asked what they wanted to be when they grew up.