Voices from the Field

I Am Family Philanthropy: Carmen Castellano and Carmela Castellano-Garcia

Posted on February 25, 2015 by National Center for Family Philanthropy

Every day we see committed and generous families making positive impacts on the communities they serve. We want to share their stories and are delighted to announce our new I Am Family Philanthropy video series. In this month's video, we are delighted to share the dynamic mother-and-daughter tandem of Carmen Castellano and Carmela Castellano-Garcia of the Castellano Family Foundation. … Read More
Voices from the Field

Reflections from the Trustee Education Institute: a Bootcamp for Stewarding Your Family’s Philanthropic Assets

Posted on November 18, 2014 by Katherine Lorenz

The National Center for Family Philanthropy (NCFP) has been an invaluable resource for me as I navigate the tumultuous waters of helping to direct my family’s foundation. I was first invited to participate in the Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation in 2004, soon after I turned 25. I later was a board member for eight years and now have served… Read More
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The Circle of Philanthropy

Posted on August 18, 2014

There is an ever increasing commitment among families to be intentional about exposing the next generation and including them in their philanthropy. The recent Nexus Global Youth Summit showcased a number of truly innovative ways that participants were harnessing their professional skills to make an impact on an issue they care about, while doing it in collaboration with others… Read More