Creating a community of concern: Reflections of a family foundation trustee

David Dodson, a trustee of the Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation observes that a family’s values and motivations are critical to family foundation. Dodson notes that the primary goal of a family foundation should not be the perpetuation of family interests – but the impulse to be of value to something beyond the family circle.

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