Posts tagged to 'NCFP Updates'

News and notes from NCFP's Friends of the Family network

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

Friends Focus highlights updates from members of our Friends of the Family network and their cutting edge work. This month features updates from the W. Clement and Jessie V. Stone Foundation; the Surdna Foundation; the Durfee Foundation; Lumpkin Family Foundation and the Tracy Family Foundation.

News and notes from NCFP's Friends of the Family network

Posted by National Center for Family Philanthropy on January 4, 2018

Friends Focus highlights updates from members of our Friends of the Family network and their cutting edge work. This month features updates from the Nord Family Foundation; the Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation; the Rasmuson Foundation; the Zilber Family Foundation and the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation.

But What Do We Stand For?

Posted by Virginia Esposito on January 2, 2018

At our first retreat, twenty years ago this spring, the remarkable founding board gathered at Pocantico Conference Center and tackled this frustration. After some minutes, founding board member, Ira Hirschfield, of the Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund, shifted the conversation. “We know what we are not,” he acknowledged, “but what do we stand for?”

News and notes from NCFP's Friends of the Family network

Posted by National Center for Family Philanthropy on December 1, 2017

Friends Focus highlights updates from members of our Friends of the Family network and their cutting edge work. This month features updates from the Castellano Family Foundation; the Surdna Foundation; the Bainum Family Foundation; Ford Foundation and the Walton Family Foundation.

News and notes from NCFP's Friends of the Family network

Posted by National Center for Family Philanthropy on November 1, 2017

Friends Focus highlights updates from members of our Friends of the Family network and their cutting edge work. This month features updates from the Durfee Foundation; The Sobrato Family Foundation; Perrin Family Foundation; The Clowes Fund and the Springs Close Foundation.

Shh…Be Quiet and Listen

Posted by Elaine Gast Fawcett on October 20, 2017

If there’s one thing I’m hearing in sessions and social hours at NCFP’s 20th Anniversary Forum, it’s about how important it is in family philanthropy to listen.

At the Forum, Exploring Our Past to Improve Our Future

Posted by Peter Panepento on October 19, 2017

No matter their mission, family foundations exist to create a better future. But their vision for the future is often shaped by the past — by the triumphs and tragedies of their founders and the subsequent experiences of the generations that follow them.

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.

The National Center for Family Philanthropy Celebrates 20 Years

Posted by Virginia Esposito on September 11, 2017

Today marks the beginning of a year-long celebration —honoring not only NCFP’s 20th anniversary, but the amazing accomplishments of families like yours.

News and notes from NCFP's Friends of the Family network

Posted by National Center for Family Philanthropy on September 1, 2017

Friends Focus highlights updates from members of our Friends of the Family network and their cutting edge work. This month features updates Philanthropy New York; The Nathan Cummings Foundation; The W.K. Kellogg Foundation; The Nord Family Foundation; The Tracy Family Foundation and the Walton Family Foundation.

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