Family philanthropy and community foundations

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Community Foundation Business Models for Family Philanthropy (Round 4)

Posted on May 19, 2020 by Debbie Wilkerson, Bob Fockler, Caroline Kuebler, Whitney Hosty, Tony Macklin

This is NCFP’s fourth annual deep dive into how community foundations structure their business models for more intensive services to multi-generation and multi-branch families. Two foundations will serve as case studies, describing how they defined their customer segments, developed their portfolio of programs and services, worked with their board to set goals and success measures, refined their financial model for expanded services, engage advisors, and more. Their presentations will be… Read More

CF Network: Supporting Families with a Small Shop

Posted on March 3, 2020 by Vicki Andrews, Nicole Donelson, Ellen Grill

Community foundations have inspiring opportunities to work with giving families. However, meeting the needs of family donors when you have a small staff can be a challenge. How do small donor services teams and small shops balance their workload and adequately steward donor families? Join your colleagues who may have established family philanthropy services and those who are just getting… Read More

CF Spark Session: Community Foundations in the Evolving Landscape of Family Philanthropy Services

Posted on February 18, 2020 by Nicholas A. Tedesco, Jennifer Touchet, Tony Macklin

The demand for philanthropic advice is increasing, spurred in part by historic wealth creation, intergenerational transfer of wealth and aspirations for purpose-driven lives and businesses. Moreover, we are witnessing a rising numbers of donors and their families leveraging diverse philanthropic vehicles and tools. Community foundations are well-positioned to provide best in class advice and accordingly, are eager to explore how… Read More

Community Foundations Network Topical Call: Showcasing Donor Portals

Posted on December 2, 2019 by Emily Davis, Kyla Quintero, Greg Diehl, Colleen McCarthy Blair, Adam Vizard, Heather Pruess

Our January topical call will feature multiple online donor portals. Your donor portal can help enhance your relationship with donors, remind them, and accomplish basic tasks. Join your peers on the computer as they screen share and walk through the experiences on each platform. Note: please join on the computer if possible… Read More

Community Foundations Network Topical Call: Donor Check-in Meetings

Posted on December 2, 2019 by Molly Rand, Marie D’Costa, Bob Eichinger, Susan Willey

What is on the agenda for your annual or more frequent donor check-in meetings? Bob Eichinger and Molly Rand from the Chicago Community Trust, Marie D’Costa from the New York Community Trust, and Susan Willey from the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation will share how they connect with donors and structure their check-in meetings with families… Read More

Community Foundations Network Topical Call: Lessons Learned from Family Philanthropy Peers

Posted on August 20, 2019 by Lydia Clements, Colleen Hill

Sometimes best laid plans don’t work. Learn from peers as they share perspectives on experimenting with new initiatives and the lessons learned from the process. Colleen Hill, VP of Development and Donor Services at the Community Foundation of the Holland/Zeeland Area, and Lydia Clements, VP of Foundation and Corporate Partnerships at the Hawaii Community Foundation, will share their challenges and… Read More

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