Tony Macklin

Tony Macklin

Senior Program Consultant

Tony Macklin, a Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy®, consults with donor families, grantmakers, and their advisors about purpose, use of resources, action planning, and learning. As executive director of the Roy A. Hunt Foundation, he facilitated changes in visioning, impact investing, grantmaking, trustee education, and back-office management. In twelve years at the Central Indiana Community Foundation, he led grantmaking initiatives, advised wealthy donors, attracted $39 million, and launched a social enterprise. Tony currently serves as program manager for the NCFP’s Community Foundations Family Philanthropy Network. He also serves as a senior advisor to the Impact Finance Center and peer reviewer for The Foundation Review.

Contributions

Community Foundation Spark Session: Building Blocks for Successful Family Philanthropy Services

Posted on February 28, 2019 by Gary Butterworth, Samuel Clark, Michelle Beisker, Susan Willey, Tony Macklin

An increasing number of consultants, wealth management firms, Donor-Advised Fund sponsors, and more are positioning themselves as trusted guides in families’ philanthropic journeys. They’re answering families’ questions about social impact, values alignment, successor generation preparation and engagement, and more.   Will your community foundation maintain a competitive advantage in that marketplace? Will you be positioned as a trusted resource beyond grants… Read More

Community Foundation Spark Session: Successful Generational Transitions

Posted on January 31, 2019 by Additional Presenters, Tony Macklin

In philanthropic families, no subject generates more questions than preparing for and successfully passing the responsibility of a foundation or fund to successor generations. Family members consider issues both personal (e.g. self-identity, legacy, family roles) and pragmatic (e.g. timing, knowledge and skills required, differing work and decision-making styles).   Community foundation staff can play a key role in smoothing those transitions in donor families, often helping families plan… Read More

Community Foundation Spark Session: Business Models for Family Philanthropy Services

Posted on January 26, 2019 by Christine Dawson, Ann Engelhard, Tony Macklin

This is NCFP’s third annual deep dive into business models for more intensive community foundation services to multi-generation and multi-branch families. Two foundations will provide details on how they defined their customer segments, developed their portfolio of programs and services, worked with their board to set goals and success measures, refined their financial model for expanded services, engage advisors, and more. Their presentations will be based on NCFP’s Philanthropic Services Business Model Canvas and join… Read More

Money, Values, and Culture (Spark Session)

Posted on January 11, 2019 by Bill Longbrake, Derek Longbrake, Ginni Galicinao, Robyn Schein, Tony Macklin

Please join us for this special joint NCFP Webinar and Community Foundation Spark Session, brought to you by the generous support of our Community Foundations Family Philanthropy Network. Each of us has our own money story – the underlying assumptions, messages, hopes, and behaviors that we’ve learned over time about the meaning and use of money. Those stories are also… Read More

Community Foundation Spark Session: Working With Enterprising Families

Posted on November 15, 2018 by Laily Pirbhai, Mark A. Weber, Morgan Bishop Fraser, Tony Macklin

A family business’s philanthropy has many goals. Family legacy and values, family and business reputation, employee retention, development of successors and younger generations, and tax-wise planning are just a few. The family often involves multiple advisors, formal and informal, in achieving those goals. How can a community foundation be a more effective partner to the multi-generation family, their business, and… Read More

Community Foundation Spark Session: Business Models for Family Philanthropy (Round 2)

Posted on August 16, 2018 by Kirsten Kilchenstein, Phillip Lanham, Tony Macklin

Your community foundation wants to provide more intensive services to multi-generation and multi-branch families. But how will you define your customer segments and their goals? What unique value proposition will you deliver? How will you develop capacity and partners? And, what will be your model for revenues and costs? The community foundation field is experimenting with a variety of answers… Read More

Community Foundation Spark Session: Family Philanthropy Services: Making the Case, Measuring the Impact

Posted on May 17, 2018 by Laura Fink, Margaret Medzie, Tony Macklin

An increasing number of community foundations provide services that actively involve multiple generations or family branches in giving, granting, learning, investing, and/or volunteering together. They’re answering rising demands from donors and positioning themselves against competitors. Offering these family philanthropy services requires investments in staff capacity, organizational culture, marketing, and more. How have community foundations made the internal case for those… Read More

Community Foundation Spark Session: Giving Circles as a Philanthropic Service

Posted on February 22, 2018 by J Mullineaux, Jason Franklin, Jessica Bearman, Treat Harvey, Tony Macklin

The number of giving circles in the U.S. has tripled to almost 1,110 from 2007. They are an increasingly popular means for people with a shared identity and a shared geography to become involved, educated, and connected. Community foundations, including at least a third of NCFP’s community foundation subscribers, are still the most common fiscal hosts for giving circles. In… Read More

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