Geographic dispersion forces many family philanthropies to reconsider how they distribute their grantmaking funds. This chapter from ‘Grantmaking with a Compass: The Challenges of Geography’ looks at six approaches that geographically dispersed families sometimes use to allocate funds, including dividing among program areas and dividing among communities where the trustees live.

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Geographic Dispersion: Giving Together Across Distances

This Content Collection share webinars, stories, and tips for geographically dispersed family foundation boards and families.

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