Rebecca Zimmerman served as administrative associate for the National Center for Family Philanthropy from 2008 to 2010.

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Learning from a Flop: One Foundation’s Plan for Embracing the Next Generation

Posted on August 15, 2009 by Rebecca Zimmerman

Lorre Polinger and her siblings are facing a common challenge in family foundations: how to engage their combined nine children in the family’s philanthropy. Founded in 1968 by their parents, Geraldine and the late Howard Polinger, the Polinger Family Foundation is currently governed by five trustees: Geraldine and her four children, including Lorre, who has been president for the past… Read More
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The Geraldine and Howard Polinger Family Foundation

Posted on August 11, 2009 by Rebecca Zimmerman

One Foundation’s Plan for Embracing the Next Generation Lorre Polinger and her siblings are facing a common challenge in family foundations or funds: how to engage their combined nine children in the family’s philanthropy. Founded in 1968 by their parents, Geraldine and the late Howard Polinger, the Polinger Family Foundation is currently governed by five trustees: Geraldine and her four… Read More

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