Rebecca Adamson: Rediscovering the Native-American Experience

Posted on November 4, 2002 by National Center for Family Philanthropy

Native Americans now live both with change and tradition in many areas of their lives, including giving practices. Sharing and exchanging gifts are scarcely new to Native Americans; personalized giving is bedrock to their culture. For many, however, large scale, institutional, formalized philanthropy is a new concept, as described in this chapter from 'Faith and Family Philanthropy.'… Read More

Legacy: The helping hand of family philanthropy

Posted on October 30, 2002 by Charles Hamilton

Whether it has just been formed with an active donor at the helm or has just gone through complex succession planning for the fifth generation of siblings and cousins, all family philanthropies have their own rich heritage of values, goals and experiences. This introduction to the ‘Living the Legacy’ introduces legacy as a concept that expresses and continues the values… Read More

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