Igniting the Spark - Creating Effective Next Gen Boards

Kevin Laskowski
Annie Hernandez
Katie Marcus Reker

This Passages Issue Brief introduces an increasingly popular method for preparing the next generation for philanthropic service: the next generation or junior board. The paper covers the variety of purposes for establishing next generation boards and how they are typically structured, explores how foundations use next generation boards as a tool for engaging younger family members, and describes options for preparing younger family members for governance and grantmaking.

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