58 Results for “Board Chair Peer Network”

Nancy Reid

August 2, 2023
Nancy Reid designs strategies for families to align their investments with what matters most to them. Since 2007, she has advised investors who seek coherence in their resource allocation decisions. Her advisory career began on Wall Street and has since expanded to include a specialization in values-aligned investing, with leadership roles at Canopy, EnVest, and Seattle Impact Investing Group (SIIG). Read More
Blog | Effective Family Philanthropy in Action

Coming Together for the Greater Good

February 1, 2023 | Katie Leh
Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in Concinnity, an annual newsletter for the Andrus Family Philanthropy Program, and reposted here with permission. In the more than 20 years since the Andrus Family Philanthropy Program was created, the program and the Andrus Family Fund have grown and evolved. Learn about the ways that the program serves as a model of Read More
Blog | From NCFP

Five Questions for Kelly Nowlin

December 21, 2022 | Kelly D. Nowlin
Anniversaries are times for reflection on and celebration of the past, as well as opportunity to imagine the future. As NCFP celebrates our 25th anniversary, we are speaking with community members about their reflections on the evolutions of their own philanthropy, the sector, and NCFP as well as their hopes for the future. Kelly Nowlin is the current chair of Read More
Blog | Voices from the Field

Five Questions for Kimberly Myers Hewlett

July 5, 2022 | Kimberly Myers Hewlett
Anniversaries are times for reflection on and celebration of the past, as well as an opportunity to imagine the future. As the National Center for Family Philanthropy (NCFP) celebrates our 25th anniversary, we are speaking with community members about their reflections on the evolutions of their own philanthropy, the sector, and NCFP as well as their hopes for the future.  Read More
Blog | Effective Family Philanthropy in Action

Family Philanthropy Speaks: A Conversation with Nicole Systrom

May 19, 2022 | Nicole Systrom
NCFP President and CEO Nick Tedesco speaks with Nicole Systrom, founder of Sutro Energy Group. Nicole talked about philanthropy’s role in climate change as well as how philanthropic capital is catalytic to incubate ideas and build infrastructure. She also shared about leveraging peer networks, intermediaries, and other resources.  Philanthropy is a practice borne out of compassion and commitment—and one Read More
Blog | From NCFP

Trust-Based Philanthropy: Shifting Power to Communities

November 23, 2021 | Nicholas A. Tedesco, Shaady Salehi
This article was originally published by Citi GPS: Global Perspectives & Solutions and is re-posted here with permission. Philanthropy is a complicated pursuit. Donors are committed to supporting their grantees to advance social progress, yet they hold a disproportionate amount of power, and operate within an inherently inequitable system that often perpetuates harm. Foundations and donors have virtually all the Read More
Blog | Effective Family Philanthropy in Action

Family Philanthropy Speaks: A Conversation with Dimple Abichandani and Robin Snidow

Dimple Abichandani, Executive Director of the General Service Foundation (GSF), works closely with the foundation’s chair, Robin Snidow. In this Family Philanthropy Speaks episode, the pair talk with NCFP President and CEO Nick Tedesco about their philanthropic journeys, GSF’s spending policy and values-aligned practices, and how they’ve fostered a meaningful relationship with one another.  About the Series Philanthropy is Read More
Events & Webinars | Salons

Emerging Family Leaders in Philanthropy

Join Megha Desai, President of the Desai Foundation, in conversation with Katherine Lorenz, Senior Advisor at NCFP and Board Chair of The Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation. This discussion will provide an opportunity for current and emerging family leaders between the ages of 21-45 to hear from our speakers and to exchange ideas, experiences, and challenges with peers. In addition to Read More
Blog | Voices from the Field

Are Foundation Trustees Perpetuating Climate Injustice? Here’s How We Can Change That.

August 24, 2021 | Kelly D. Nowlin, Ernest Tollerson
This article was originally published by Inside Philanthropy and is re-posted here with permission. The recent IPCC report couldn’t be clearer: The world needs wide-scale, transformative action, swift action, to ensure we don’t blow past the critical 1.5 degrees Celsius rise in average global temperatures. Mobilizing nations and market forces to achieve this goal, however, should not blot out America’s real-time responsibility to Read More
Events & Webinars

Using Shared Language to Move Past Fear

May 6, 2021 | Lisa Graustein
As the field of philanthropy moves to have deeper conversations about race, it’s very important that we establish shared language and define fundamental terminology. Many critical conversations are stifled because people fear saying the wrong thing, not saying enough, or being misunderstood. By building a shared language we can begin to push through those fears and have more open conversations. Read More