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Millennials in Family Philanthropy

Who are the next gen major donors of today and tomorrow? While there certainly are entitled, wealthy kids out there, many are serious and responsible philanthropists, who are working hard to educate and prepare themselves because they know they are poised to become the most philanthropic donors in history. While they are not necessarily more charitably-minded than members of previous Read More

Discretionary Grants

If you asked at a gathering of family foundation folks whether using discretionary grants is a good idea, you’d never reach consensus. Many family foundations don’t use them. Those that do have widely varied policies governing how much money is available, who is eligible to make the grants, and whether the grants must be within the foundation’s mission and guidelines. Read More

Conscience & Community: The Legacy of Paul Ylvisaker

July 5, 2014 | Virginia M. Esposito
Paul Ylvisaker has been described as the heart and soul of organized philanthropy. He made a profound contribution to the American people through his service in philanthropy and public service. Conscience and Community: The Legacy of Paul Ylvisaker is a collection of his essays, speeches, and articles on philanthropy, education, urban issues, and community, covering the early 1960s to shortly Read More

Igniting the Spark: Engaging Next-gen and Youth in Family Philanthropy

June 20, 2014
This special collection features stories of families who have found successful ways to engage the next generation and youth in family philanthropy, as well as sample policies on next gen and junior boards, and tips for activities appropriate for sharing the value of family philanthropy with next gen family members. Read More

Disaster Philanthropy

Natural disasters occur with disturbing frequency. Family philanthropists are often on the front line in responding to them. Strategic disaster-related giving requires an understanding of the nuances of the disaster life cycle, from risk reduction through long-term recovery, and the timely planning of gifts that make the most of available resources, cut down on duplication of efforts, and offer more Read More