Family philanthropy and community foundations


Why Families Like Donor-Advised Funds

Posted on October 20, 2000 by Joseph Foote

There are many reasons that families choose donor-advised funds as a primary tool for managing their giving. This introduction to ‘Family Philanthropy and Donor-Advised Funds’ describes what these funds are and how they typically function, and introduces the growing number of host organizations available across the U.S. that offer these funds… Read More

The Family Foundation

Posted on February 18, 1999 by Deanne Stone

The family foundation Stan and Dorothy Avery founded in 1960 was originally called the Avery Foundation and, in the early years, served as a pass-through foundation. After Dorothy Avery’s death in 1964, half of her stock in the Avery Corporation was given to the foundation. At the time, the one million shares of stock had a market value of about… Read More

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