42 Results for “engaging youth peer network”

Blog | Voices from the Field

Engaging Youth Voices in Participatory Grantmaking Practice

November 23, 2020 | Sheryl Seller
Photo courtesy of the Greater Worcester Community Foundation A group of teenage philanthropists sit around a boardroom table at an urban community foundation in Massachusetts. As they explore the needs they see and face in their communities, they begin to understand how different life is only a few miles from their own neighborhoods. A past participant of Youth for Community Read More
Events & Webinars | Community Foundations Network

Community Foundations Network Topical Call: Holiday and Winter Family Meetings

November 10, 2020
How are you preparing for holiday and winter meetings with your donor families during this challenging and partisan moment? Donors are looking for guidance as they navigate uncertain times and a changing giving landscape. Join this safe, facilitated dialogue to talk with your peers about common strategies and important questions. Resources: Civil Conversations & Social Healing at The On Being Read More

Generations Together: Engaging Youth

July 8, 2020
This special collection was curated by our Engaging Youth Peer Network. We thank them for their leadership and sharing. Unless otherwise noted, all resources listed are intended to be able to be used directly with kids. Please see the NCFP Content Collection, Igniting the Spark: Engaging Next-gen and Youth in Family Philanthropy for additional information and resources. Read More
Events & Webinars | Peer Networks

All Peer Network: Responding to COVID-19 in our Communities

Please note: We have postponed our conversation “Connecting Families Across Distance” and will use this time to share and discuss our initial responses and strategies to COVID-19. This All Peer Network event, hosted by the Non-family Staff Peer Network, is open to senior leaders and board members of NCFP Friends of the Family organizations. With the sudden spread of COVID-19, 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
Events & Webinars | Peer Networks

CANCELLED – Supporting Young Leaders & Next-gen to Develop Philanthropic Identities

*CANCELLED: Given that a majority of our speakers are in Texas with snow and major power outages, we have cancelled this webinar. We are wishing our speakers well during the storms.* Family members of all ages strive to balance their individual identities—who they want to be and what they stand for—with their connection to their family’s identity, values, and culture. Read More

Gobioff Foundation

December 7, 2020
Located in the Tampa Bay area, the Gobioff Foundation is a private family foundation that works to support human rights organizations and the Tampa, FL arts community.  Grants from the Gobioff Foundation strengthen the ability of human rights and arts organizations to enrich the Tampa community and improve the state of human rights worldwide so that the world is a Read More
Blog | Featured Article

Lessons for New Family Foundation Board Members from the 2020 Trustee Education Institute

October 23, 2020 | Tony Macklin
“I feel like a bit of a fish out of water when talking with people who know nothing about foundations.” “I married into a family with a foundation and I’m looking for help.” “We didn’t grow up with this wealth. It is difficult to discuss.” Three attendees shared these thoughts during NCFP’s recent Trustee Education Institute. Their sentiments are common Read More