Jason Born is the Senior Director of Knowledge at the National Center for Family Philanthropy (NCFP), a role he has held since 2010. Jason helps track trends and leading-edge practices to inform NCFP’s development of suggested practices for effective family philanthropy; supports the President and CIO on strategies and partnerships; and serves as the head of NCFP’s internal team for responding to requests for information and assistance.
This is Jason’s is second stint at NCFP, and he previously served as NCFP’s Program Director from 1997 until 2005. Between his tenures, he helped launched the affinity group Funders Together to End Homelessness, an initiative of the Melville Charitable Trust. Prior, Jason was a program coordinator at the Council on Foundations.
Jason earned his master in economics from Tulane University and his B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis. Originally from rural Maine, he now lives outside of Boston with his wife and two sons where you can often find him on the baseball field or listening to his younger son’s rock band.
Values and Motivations
Posted on January 28, 2021 by Jason Born
Posted on August 25, 2020 by Jason Born
An Interview with NCFP’s Senior Fellow Ginny Esposito
Posted on August 12, 2020 by Virginia M. Esposito, Jason Born
Leadership in Difficult Times: Guidance for Donors and Giving Families
Posted on March 21, 2020 by Jason Born, Tony Macklin
Pride of Place
Posted on July 9, 2019 by Virginia M. Esposito, Jason Born
Privacy, Purpose and the Public Trust: Finding a Balance
Posted on May 10, 2018 by Bob Reid, John Mullaney, Laura McCargar, Pam David, Jason Born
Imagining the Future: Pursuing Excellence in Family Philanthropy
Posted on March 15, 2018 by Didier Sylvain, Jason Born
10 NCFP Webinar Replays Every Board Member Should Watch
Posted on November 30, 2017 by Jason Born
Volunteering and Family Philanthropy
Posted on November 17, 2017 by Jason Born
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