Maya Diggs was a program assistant at NCFP from 2020-2022.



Takeaways Blog on Designing Effective Board Meetings: Purpose, Outcomes, Process, and People

Posted on June 1, 2022 by Maya Diggs

This blog summarizes key notes from our May Fundamentals of Family Philanthropy webinar. Effective meetings are critical for engaging family foundation board members. These convenings can provide the opportunity for family members and decision makers to discuss a variety of topics like values, grantmaking strategies, and learning agendas. The most useful and enjoyable board meetings usually consider the purpose, outcomes,… Read More
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A Generosity of Spirit: The Legacy of Black Philanthropy

Posted on February 26, 2021 by Maya Diggs

As we approach the conclusion of Black History Month we are pleased to share a fresh look at the special role of Black philanthropy in the US. “African American giving is grounded in a collective sense of responsibility and obligation towards the community and the continuing larger struggle for liberation. It is based on a generosity of spirit as an… Read More
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Takeaways from Engaging Youth Peer Network: Supporting Youth Givers Across Ages

Posted on December 23, 2020 by Maya Diggs

During the final Engaging Youth Peer Network event of 2020, participants had the opportunity to hear about a variety of strategies for including youth in family philanthropy. Our featured speakers Alexis Marion, Neil Gobioff, and Marlene Corrado shared real stories and discussed several tools and activities that they have found helpful. This meeting was particularly special because the peer network… Read More
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Service, Impact, and Changemaking

Posted on November 3, 2020 by Maya Diggs

As a newcomer to the field of family philanthropy, I’ve spent a significant amount of time thinking about why I’m interested in this path. Broadly speaking, I’ve always known that service, impact, and changemaking would be part of my life. For me, helping people is not just a career aspiration. It’s a responsibility. It’s a calling that is rooted in… Read More