Engaging young adults and the next generation

Meaningfully Engaging Next-Generation Adults in Your Family Philanthropy

Posted on March 21, 2024 by Jenna Mulhall-Brereton, Cara Binder-Kopchick, Theo Avery, Nicholas A. Tedesco, Kelly D. Nowlin

The guide During this session Cara Binder-Kopchick, along with Theo Avery, Jenna Mulhall-Brereton, and Kelly Nowlin discussed guide’s critical points and shared their own experiences with navigating next-generation transitions. The guide has now been published and is available to read here. 🔑 Key Moments from the Webinar 2:00 Context from NCFP on how our network is grappling with multigenerational engagement… Read More

Save the Date: Fourth Quarter Engaging Youth Peer Network

Posted on February 9, 2024

NCFP’s Engaging Youth Peer Network, co-chaired by Neil Gobioff, Cadence Miller, is a learning and connection space for donors, trustees, and staff members who work at family foundations in NCFP’s member network. This network gathers several times a year to share resources, tools, and strategies for inspiring and engaging youth in family philanthropy. More information about the topic for this… Read More

Engaging Youth Peer Network: Successful Methods for Engaging Youth in Family Philanthropy

Posted on February 7, 2024

While educating and encouraging youth to actively participate in philanthropy can be challenging, it can also be very rewarding. This conversation will center on the success stories of engaging youth. Join us to hear from Craig Kelley of the Kelley Foundation about what strategies and tools have been helpful in involving youth at his foundation. We will also have ample… Read More

Meeting the Moment Part Three: Trust-Based and Participatory Practices

Posted on December 4, 2023

This webinar will highlight the power of community and trust, working together to achieve lasting impact. Join us to learn effective strategies for sharing and building power to meet the needs of communities and support sustainable change. We’ll be joined by family philanthropies working with communities, implementing trust-based and participatory practices, who will share actionable ways to implement these practices… Read More

Clarifying Your Purpose and Legacy Part Two: Generational Transitions

Posted on December 1, 2023 by Oona Coy, Grace Tenhula, Diana Spencer, Rebecca Randall

Grandfather, father, and son looking at content on a tablet
How can you prepare the next generation to confidently take the helm while also preparing the current generation of leaders to feel secure in stepping back? Our speakers, who are next generation representatives, will be sharing their own experiences of generational transitions, including the processes their philanthropies used, the complexities of nurturing leadership skills, how they fostered a deep understanding… Read More

Effective Family Philanthropy: The Tow Foundation

Posted on November 29, 2023 by Ade Adeniji, Inside Philanthropy

After 35 Years, the Tow Foundation Reflects on the Past and Looks to the Future Founded by Leonard and Claire Tow, the Tow Foundation recently held a 35th anniversary event called “Past Informed, Future Focused,” which nicely sums up this unique moment in time for the Connecticut-based family foundation. In addition to a major milestone for the foundation, Leonard Tow… Read More

Engaging Youth Peer Network: Peer Connection and Community-Building

Posted on November 7, 2023

A space for network members to reflect on the past year and what they are hoping to accomplish in 2024. Take time to connect with peers in breakout sessions to discuss these topics, and share resources, tools, and strategies for inspiring youth in family philanthropy. If you are unable to attend this event, but are interested in being a part… Read More

Emerging Family Leaders Peer Network: Engaging and Onboarding the Next Generation in your Family Philanthropy

Posted on September 5, 2023

It can be challenging to be a leader in a family philanthropy context, particularly as a member of the next generation. One specific challenge is onboarding other next generation family members onto the board and/or as staff of your family philanthropy. How do you best engage and onboard these next generation members, who are your peers, and help them develop the… Read More