Engaging young adults and the next generation

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

Save the Date: Second Quarter Engaging Youth Peer Network

Posted on February 7, 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

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

Posted on December 4, 2023

More information on this specific webinar is forthcoming.  Meeting the Moment: How Family Philanthropy Can Guide Effective, Equitable, and Lasting Progress Join us for our upcoming Fundamentals of Family Philanthropy webinar series, where we will explore the vital role family philanthropy plays in addressing pressing societal challenges and driving meaningful change. Through expert insights, inspiring case studies, and interactive discussions,… Read More

Clarifying Your Purpose and Legacy Part Two: Generational Transitions

Posted on December 1, 2023

Grandfather, father, and son looking at content on a tablet
This webinar will equip families with the knowledge and strategies needed to prepare the next generation to confidently take the helm and the current generation of leaders to feel secure in stepping back. By delving into engaging discussions and sharing practical insights, we’ll unravel the complexities of nurturing leadership skills, fostering a deep understanding of philanthropic values, and encouraging multi-generational… 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

Effective Family Philanthropy: The Eisner Foundation

Posted on June 5, 2023 by Wendy Paris, Inside Philanthropy

The Eisner Family EFL Sky Bet League 1 match between Portsmouth and Shrewsbury Town. From L to R: Anders Eisner, Breck Eisner, Jane Eisner, Michael Eisner, Eric Eisner. Photo courtesy of the Eisner Family
The Intergenerational Philanthropy of the Eisner Foundation If there were a Disney film about family philanthropy, it might open with a scene from Michael Eisner’s childhood. The L.A.-based philanthropist, former chairman and CEO of the Walt Disney Company and former head of Paramount Studios before that, grew up sitting in on conversations about family giving during Thanksgiving in Vermont. After… Read More

Effective Family Philanthropy: The Tarsadia Foundation

Posted on May 26, 2023 by Ade Adeniji

Passing the Torch: A Family Foundation Empowers Dozens of Young Philanthropists Founded in 1999 and headquartered in Newport Beach, California, Tarsadia Foundation supports nonprofit organizations that provide educational opportunities for the underserved, support health and wellbeing of the community, and help people find employment. It’s also one of a growing number of charities that aims to rethink how youth and… Read More

Effective Family Philanthropy: Roy and Patricia Disney Family Foundation

Posted on May 17, 2023 by Ade Adeniji

How Multiple Generations of the Disney Family Come Together to Fund Social Justice in LA and Beyond It all began at Disney Brothers Cartoon Studio in October 1923. Here, bright young cartoonist Walt Disney and his older brother Roy O. Disney established the upstart studio in Hollywood, California. Walt arrived in Los Angeles from the Midwest after his previous effort,… Read More