“How to involve a family that size was daunting enough, but the trustees faced another hurdle. Historically, the seats on the family boards had been filled by a handful of family members from a few family branches. The fourth-generation wanted to have a more democratic selection process, but could they suddenly and convincingly open the doors to the family’s philanthropies after decades of exclusion?”
Presents an account of the first 8 years of the Andrus Family Fund. Details the fund’s inception, principles, ideas, and programs to serve as a model for other family funds.