Scaling for Success: Managing an Influx of Assets

About this collection: This NCFP Content Collection features resources and perspectives on preparing for and managing an influx of assets in family philanthropy.

An influx of assets is a powerful transition point in your philanthropy. With rising resources comes the budding potential to do more of what you’re already doing—or, perhaps, try something new. Either way, additional resources will often provide your foundation with new options for making a difference according to your foundation’s mission.

With more money comes opportunity as well as challenge. This NCFP Content Collection includes our Passages Issue Brief and other resources and perspectives on this important transition.

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In Times of Growth: Planning for an Influx of Assets

Passages Issue Briefs
An influx of assets is a powerful transition point in your philanthropy. With rising resources comes the budding potential to do more of what you’re already doing—or, perhaps, try something new. Either way, additional resources will often provide your foundation with new options for making a difference according to your…

Takeaways Blog on Scaling for Success

Blog Post
This blog summarizes key notes from our September Fundamentals of Family Philanthropy Webinar. Giving families often reach a point where they grow their giving; however, it is often challenging to understand the practices that promote success. How do you develop an effective strategy and systems as your philanthropy expands? When…

NCFP Webinars

four plants at different stages of growth - scaling up, professionalizing
September 9, 2021

Scaling for Success

The success of family philanthropy is largely dependent on the operations and management of the people and processes that underpin the goals and activities of the effort. Giving families often reach an inflection point where they must consider bringing in outside professionals to manage their philanthropy for greater impact; however,…
September 10, 2015

Planning for an Influx of Assets

An influx of assets—whether sudden or expected—is a powerful transition point in your family’s philanthropy. With rising resources comes the budding potential to do more of what you’re already doing: making a difference according to your foundation’s mission. With more money come increased opportunities and challenges. For family foundations—particularly those…