46 Results for “Community Foundations Family Philanthropy Network” in Knowledge Center

Knowledge Center | Ask the Center

What questions should a donor, couple, or family ask their advisors before setting up a donor-advised fund?

Before opening a DAF, donor families should talk with their trusted professional advisors about the benefits and tax implications. Professional advisors might include the family CPA or attorney, financial or estate-planning advisors, heads of family offices, or professional philanthropic advisors. Read More
Knowledge Center | Passages Issue Briefs

Transitions in Family Philanthropy: A Primer for Community Foundation Staff and Donor Families

No matter the intensity of the emotions they generate, transitions have the potential to affect the course of your family’s life. These transitions also impact your family’s philanthropy — and how your family chooses to manage its charitable giving vehicles, such as your donor-advised fund or foundation. This Passages Issue Brief provides tips and tools for donor families and community Read More
Knowledge Center | Passages Issue Briefs

Managing Family Dynamics: A Primer for Community Foundation Staff and Donor Families

Family members marry, divorce, remarry, form domestic partnerships, and, in many cases, move far away from the family home. Siblings may have long established patterns of competitiveness, feelings of fairness, or other sibling rivalry issues. Parents and children may have values that differ significantly. Communication may break down. In turn, these common challenges can affect how your family decides to Read More
Knowledge Center | Passages Issue Briefs

Engaging the Next Generation: A Primer for Community Foundation Staff and Donor Families

Donor-advised funds are more than just a smart and flexible vehicle for charitable giving. These funds also provide an opportunity to teach children and grandchildren valuable lessons about giving and financial responsibility — and offer a chance to create a philanthropic legacy that spans generations.. This Passages Issue Brief provides advice on how your family can engage the next generation Read More
Knowledge Center | Passages Issue Briefs

Family Governance and Family Philanthropy: A Primer for Community Foundation Staff and Donor Families

Family governance is the framework in which a family manages its joint affairs. A family applies guiding principles to general policies and specific practices for carrying out the roles and responsibilities of their joint activities, such as family philanthropy. A growing number of families are using donor advised funds and supporting organizations at their local community foundation as a core Read More
Knowledge Center | Book Chapter

Family Values, Family Philanthropy

February 20, 2015 | Virginia M. Esposito
How families inspire and shape values—particularly the value of giving— and how those are passed from one generation to another, are critical elements in ensuring a healthy charitable future. Read More
Knowledge Center | Book Chapter

FADICA: How Catholic Family Philanthropy Keeps a Hallowed Tradition

October 29, 2002 | Francis J. Butler
Catholic family foundations have organized into a donor group that provides highly motivated, carefully directed giving to nurture and revitalize Catholicism in the U.S. and worldwide. This overview from 'Faith and Family Philanthropy' features a brief history of Catholic philanthropy, and a discussion of the current challenges and opportunities for Catholic donors in the U.S. and worldwide. Read More