Posts tagged to 'Next generation donors'
by Dawn Franks
on August 3, 2017
Family foundations are legally organized entities with specific rules, requirements and obligations. They have a board of directors commonly made up of family members. They are most often established in perpetuity, creating the eventual challenge of when and how to involve the next generation.
by Mollie Bunis
on July 20, 2017
In the unique context of family philanthropy, decisions related to time horizon are rarely as simple as an investment strategy decision.
Griping about generational differences has almost overtaken baseball as America's favorite pastime. At least, it can certainly feel that way!
by Kylie Musolf
and Rachel Ogorek
on June 28, 2017
School is out and summer has officially begun. It's every parent's annual conundrum: what are we going to do this summer? Swim lessons? Summer camp? A visit to grandma's house?
by Richard Marker
on June 14, 2017
There is something not quite right when people who have demonstrated leadership roles in other settings, have successful careers, and in many cases are well along raising their own children, are still considered to be too young for the decision-making circle of the family. Too often they are all lopped together as “next gens”.
by Kylie Musolf
on November 21, 2016
Confession: I thought I knew everything there was to know about youth in philanthropy.
by Betsey Russell
on November 10, 2016
Think of millennial philanthropists and you may think instantly of tech royalty like Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan, Pierre and Pam Omidyar, or Sean Parker, who are very publicly pushing traditional forms of philanthropy aside in favor of new approaches.
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.
by Alan Fox
on May 17, 2016
We live in a world of growing income disparities, human rights violations, increasing environmental concerns, political instability and ongoing global threats and atrocities. We will never have an impact on these issues until we enlist the help of those who will be 60 years old in 2071. Yes, I’m talking about the five-year-olds of today.
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by Huong Nguyen- Yap
on April 29, 2016
We often hear that young people are the leaders of tomorrow. But what if we started to think about them and support them to be leaders today? What does that mean and how would it look? Philanthropy gives us an opportunity to work with youth on developing life skills such as decision-making, collaboration and, more importantly, empowering youth as leaders in their communities. Engaging youth in philanthropy gives them the ability to make decisions that impact their lives, their communities, and society as a whole.