Discretionary Grants: Encouraging Participation… or Pandora’s Box?

Family foundation boards that offer discretionary grants to their individual trustees and staff have a variety of reasons for doing so. Those who do not cite a number of potential barriers – both practical and philosophical – for this decision. Learn more in this wide-ranging discussion, featuring results from new research conducted by the National Center on the use of discretionary grants. Moderated by Susan Price, Consultant, National Center for Family Philanthropy, this call will feature the perspectives of two family foundation leaders who have carefully considered the value and challenges of discretionary grants.

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Susan Crites Price

Susan Price serves as consultant for the National Center for Family Philanthropy. Her responsibilities include writing a…

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Greg Cantori

Greg Cantori serves as Chief Executive Officer and President of Maryland Nonprofits. Mr. Cantori is an…

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Karie Brown

Karie Brown, principal of KB Consulting, partners with individual donors, foundations, and nonprofit groups to promote…

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