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How Do We Work with Our Local Community Foundation to Train Young Philanthropists?

Posted on December 15, 2017 by National Center for Family Philanthropy, Youth Philanthropy Connect

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! NCFP worked with Youth Philanthropy Connect, a former initiative of… Read More
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How Can Family Foundations and Community Foundations Work Most Effectively Together?

Posted on September 15, 2017 by Ann Mulholland, Audrey Jacobs, Keith Swayne, National Center for Family Philanthropy, Shelley Hoss, Tim Ober

Are there good examples of family foundations working closely with the donor community, brought to the table via the community foundation, to strengthen philanthropic initiatives broadly? How can we partner with the community foundations in our state to know community goals and make more effective grants in those areas? … Read More

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