44 Results for “engaging youth peer network”

Blog | Voices from the Field

Looking Ahead: Featuring NCFP Peer Network Co-chairs

July 22, 2021 | Katie Scott
Courtesy of Jopwell from Pexels The National Center for Family Philanthropy (NCFP) activates and connects a diverse and engaged community of philanthropic families and partners and seeks to foster unique opportunities for learning and inspiration. A hallmark of our work and area for growth in our future is our Peer Networks. Peer Networks are peer-led groups for a specific role Read More
Blog | Voices from the Field

Engaging Youth Retreat: A Recap

June 22, 2021 | Jen Crino
Courtesy of Priscilla Du Preez on Unsplash This article was originally published by Foundant and is re-posted here with permission. For families interested in engaging multiple generations in their philanthropy, younger family members need opportunities to learn and build skills and competencies necessary for future leadership. These skills and family philanthropy knowledge should be taught in tandem with a broader Read More
Blog | Voices from the Field

Pandemic Philanthropy: Youth Giving Edition

December 7, 2020 | Emma, Gobioff Foundation
And so it began. Our youth board had Zoom calls nearly every month where we met each other, discussed what philanthropy is, made general plans, and eventually researched and sent out our first grants. Our members, ranging from ages 8-15, were spread across the country, making us Zoom experts even before the coronavirus hit. When Neil Gobioff and Gianna Rendina-Gobioff Read More
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