Alice Buhl served as Senior Fellow to the National Center for Family Philanthropy from 2004 to 2019. She was a founding board member of the National Center for Family Philanthropy and led the development of the “Pursuit of Excellence” assessment process. She also is a frequent contributor to National Center publications.
Alice is a Senior Consultant for Lansberg, Gersick & Associates and has extensive experience in philanthropy and nonprofit management. Born and raised outside Chicago, she earned her MBA from Washington University (St. Louis). Alice has served as executive director of the Conference on Education and of the Metropolitan Association for Philanthropy in St. Louis, and senior vice president of the Council on Foundations in Washington, DC. Since 1990, Alice has been a consultant in philanthropy to many American and Canadian family foundations and prominent private foundations, specializing in assisting families as they manage critical challenges affecting their grantmaking. Alice and her husband live in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
A Letter to Seniors (and will be seniors): Planning for Your Future in Philanthropy
Posted on September 13, 2011 by Alice Buhl
CEO Transitions in Family Foundations
Posted on December 15, 2010 by Alice Buhl
On the Phone With… Alice Buhl
Posted on October 25, 2010 by Alice Buhl
Family Involvement: The Spectrum of Options
Posted on October 15, 2010 by Alice Buhl
Emeritus Board Members: Curse or Blessing?
Posted on August 24, 2010 by Alice Buhl
Current Practices in Family Foundations: Benchmarking Research
Posted on January 14, 2010 by Susan Crites Price, Alice Buhl
Family Philanthropy or Family Foundation Philanthropy?
Posted on October 15, 2009 by Alice Buhl
Pursuit of Excellence: A 2009 Report on Practices in Family Foundations
Posted on September 28, 2009 by Susan Crites Price, Alice Buhl
Governance as Leadership in Tough Times
Posted on April 15, 2009 by Alice Buhl
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