Capturing Your Family’s Philanthropic History

A record of a donor family’s history—whether it’s in print or an audio-visual version–is a valuable tool for guiding current and future generations of the family. A history helps maintain the legacy, values and vision of the founders and their successors. If you are thinking about creating a new one or updating an old one, you’ll get lots of practical advice from this teleconference, including: what’s involved in such a project, how to choose a format, and pitfalls to avoid. Our speakers were Steven M. Hilton, CEO and President of the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation and Nancy Brain, Executive Director, Sam L. Cohen Foundation, who had recent experiences producing foundation history books and videos.

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Nancy Brain

Nancy Brain is the executive director at the Sam L. Cohen Foundation.

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Steven M. Hilton

Steven M. Hilton has worked in the field of philanthropy for more than 30 years. In…

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What others have said...

This Teleconference offered a well thought out agenda and solid advice for those of us who are striving to capture the philanthropic history of a family foundation.


Great teleconference! Good panelists – opposite ends of the asset spectrum but similar experiences in recording family history.


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