Community Foundation Spark Session: The Community Foundation Family Philanthropy Network: An Open Conversation with the Field

In 2016, NCFP kicks off its second year of the Community Foundations Family Philanthropy Network, a special initiative that aims to enhance the practice and effectiveness of community foundations as strategic partners and trusted advisors to philanthropic families. Join members of the initiative’s Advisory Committee for an open conversation about our progress to date, exciting plans in 2016 to equip the field with practical resources and tools, and why your foundation’s participation is critical to shape and contribute to our efforts in the year ahead.

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2016 Program Overview

In this Spark Session excerpt Tony Macklin, program manager for the Community Foundations Family Philanthropy Network, provides an overview of 2016 program plans and activities, as well as the options available for community foundations interested in becoming a part of this new leadership network:

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About this series

This program is part of the Spark Session series under NCFP’s Community Foundations Family Philanthropy Network. The series is designed for community foundations to exchange practical advice, tools, and tips from peers on aspects of their family philanthropy engagement. In one hour, this content-rich webinar feature peer case study examples and will allow attendees to delve deeper through an open facilitated dialogue.

Featured Speakers

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Tony Macklin

Tony Macklin, a Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy®, consults with donor families, grantmakers, and their advisors about…

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Peter Dunn

Peter Dunn became the third President and CEO of the Central New York Community Foundation in…

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Nina Waters

Nina Waters led Florida’s oldest and largest community foundation, The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida, from…

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Elizabeth Sullivan

Elizabeth Sullivan brings deep knowledge on national trends, strategy, and best practices in private philanthropy and…

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Alicia Philipp

Alicia Philipp is president of The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta. With assets of more than…

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