Claude O. Norcott wrote and edited publications for government and private clients specializing in philanthropy. Her clients included the White House, Cabinet officers, more than 30 presidential and congressional commissions and such private foundations as the Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. Foundation. She won several national awards, including one for the Justice Department’s bicentennial year history of the American criminal justice system, which she wrote and illustrated. Claude Owre Norcott was born in New York and raised in Oyster Bay, N.Y. She received a bachelor’s degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1971. She passed away in 2004.


Claude Norcott: when Congregations Offer Guidance on Philanthropy

Posted on October 20, 2002 by Claude O. Norcott

How can families of faith draw on congregational worship to find outlets for their charitable giving and how can donor families use congregational worship to instill charitable values in their children? This chapter from ‘Faith and Family Philanthropy’ describes how experiences in congregational worship provide powerful motivations for family giving and volunteering. ***** How can families of faith draw on… Read More