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Announcing our 2022 Fundamentals of Family Philanthropy Webinar Series

Posted on December 29, 2021 by National Center for Family Philanthropy

We’re excited to announce our 2022 Fundamentals of Family Philanthropy webinar series with the NCFP community. The monthly webinar series provides guidance on the core tenets of effective family philanthropy—from motivations and values, to governance, grantmaking, and succession. The series equips giving families with the latest information on evergreen topics in NCFP’s Family Giving Lifecycle through practical takeaways and diverse… Read More
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Build Bridges and Spread Solutions: Reflections on the past and the path forward at the 2021 Trustee Education Institute

Posted on October 19, 2021 by National Center for Family Philanthropy

At the very onset of this year’s 2021 Trustee Education Institute, David Callahan, founding editor of Inside Philanthropy, said that even before COVID-19 and the social and political unrest of the last several years, he was skeptical of philanthropy’s ability to shift: “I doubted that most foundations would ever be willing to change,” he said, “and yet many foundations have… Read More

Balancing Purpose, Payout, and Permanence

Posted on August 30, 2020 by Council on Foundations, National Center for Family Philanthropy, Tony Macklin

Be sure to watch the recording of the related webinar. In partnership with the Council on Foundations, the National Center for Family Philanthropy is pleased to release Balancing Purpose, Payout, and Permanence: Strategy Guide. How much should we spend? This is an essential question for foundations, and one of the most complex, particularly in moments of change or turmoil. This… Read More

COVID-19 Response and Recovery Funds

Posted on March 31, 2020 by Giving Compass, National Center for Family Philanthropy

Compiled in partnership with Giving Compass, these funds include a social justice lens and/or community-based focus, but we are also including select strategic response funds. Basic due diligence has been conducted on the listed funds confirming charitable status and good financial status; however, we recommend that all grantors conduct independent due diligence and/or consult with legal counsel prior to initiating… Read More
Friends Focus

February 2020: News and Notes from NCFP’s Friends of the Family Network

Posted on January 31, 2020 by National Center for Family Philanthropy

rich purple, red sunset in winter
Friends Focus highlights updates from members of our Friends of the Family network and their cutting edge work. This month features updates from the Bainum Family Foundation, Davis Foundation, Delaplaine Foundation, Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation, and the Nathan Cummings Foundation. Are you a current Friend or Leadership Circle member of NCFP with an update or good news about your foundation that you… Read More
Friends Focus

January 2020: News and Notes from NCFP’s Friends of the Family Network

Posted on December 31, 2019 by National Center for Family Philanthropy

a snowy forest
Friends Focus highlights updates from members of our Friends of the Family network and their cutting edge work. This month features updates from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation and The Russell Family Foundation. Are you a current Friend or Leadership Circle member of NCFP with an update or good news about your foundation that you would like to share with Family Giving News readers? Please… Read More
Friends Focus

December 2019: News and Notes from NCFP’s Friends of the Family Network

Posted on November 30, 2019 by National Center for Family Philanthropy

Beautiful winter sunset
Friends Focus highlights updates from members of our Friends of the Family network and their cutting edge work. This month features updates from The Brinson Foundation, Sobrato Philanthropies, and the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta. Are you a current Friend or Leadership Circle member of NCFP with an update or good news about your foundation that you would like to share… Read More
Friends Focus

November 2019: News and Notes from NCFP’s Friends of the Family Network

Posted on October 31, 2019 by National Center for Family Philanthropy

Colorful pumpkins and fresh beet in box on old wooden table with sackcloth
Friends Focus highlights updates from members of our Friends of the Family network and their cutting edge work. This month features updates from the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation; McKnight Foundation; Perrin Family Foundation; Russell Family Foundation; and the Silicon Valley Community Foundation. Are you a current Friend or Leadership Circle member of NCFP with an update or good news about your… Read More