Kathy Edwards is the co-founder and current Board President of the Cedarmere Foundation, based in Seattle. Kathy has an extensive background in finance and worked as a governance and leadership consultant to nonprofit organizations for 20 years before retiring in 2005. She has also been involved in commercial real estate management and development. Kathy serves on the Board of Washington Women’s Foundation and the Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest, and is a member of PATH’s Development Committee.

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So You Want to Be a Family Philanthropist?

Posted on August 14, 2014 by Julia Kittross, Kathy Edwards, Sue Miller

Sometimes philanthropy is done purely for altruistic reasons, but often there are other motivations. Donors with an interest in engaging their family in shared philanthropy must review both the tax implications and administrative costs of the charitable vehicle(s) they consider, as well as the degree of control and influence they wish to retain for years, and perhaps generations, to come… Read More

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