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The Future of Family Philanthropy: Positioning Families for Greatness

Posted on July 23, 2020 by Nicholas A. Tedesco

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Philanthropic families are expanding their impact, knowledge of the field, and becoming increasingly sophisticated in their giving. There is further demand for philanthropic guidance and resources as donors and their families leverage multiple philanthropic vehicles, engage the next generation, and look to increase their payout rates or even spend down. NCFP President and CEO Nick Tedesco has spent the last… Read More

What’s Next for Philanthropy: Focus Groups for CEOs and Leadership with the Monitor Institute of Deloitte

Posted on July 13, 2020

In collaboration with the Monitor Institute, a social impact consultancy and think tank, the National Center for Family Philanthropy would like to invite you to join a virtual focus group to discuss What’s Next for Philanthropy, a research and innovation process that helps both foundations and donors apply cutting edge innovation and user-centered design methodologies to explore the future of… Read More

2020 Community Foundations Family Philanthropy Network Workshop

Posted on January 28, 2020 by Sarah Owen, Amina Anderson, Garrett March, Molly Rand

This workshop, exclusively available for members of NCFP’s Community Foundations Family Philanthropy Network, is an excellent opportunity to learn from your peers and build professional skills! Network members may register up to three staff member attendees at no cost. Featuring speakers from community foundations across the country, topics covered will include: Client engagement Involving donors in racial equity Programs for… Read More

New Trends: Research Findings from NCFP’s “Trends 2020” Study

Posted on January 14, 2019 by Armando Castellano, Mimi Potter, Neal Chambliss, Claire Costello, Bob Reid, Ellie Frey Zagel

What are new emerging issues facing philanthropic donors and families? How are families’ funding priorities, governance practices, and approaches to giving and decision-making evolving and changing? How are issues of founder participation, choice of lifespan, and the use of multiple giving vehicles affecting the practices and outcomes of family philanthropy? This webinar will share the results of research findings from… Read More

The New Normal: How to Serve the Redefined Family

Posted on January 13, 2019 by Chantelle Fisher-Borne, Emily A. West, Alexis Marion, Courtney Pullen

The definition of the American family has morphed alongside an explosion of diversity. Today, homes with unmarried parents, same-sex couples with adopted children, and single parents are as increasingly common as the traditional family of a married husband, wife, and child. With families growing ever more varied, foundations and donor-advised funds need clear advice and guidance regarding who participates in… Read More

Live Stream: Philanthropic Leadership for a Rapidly Changing World – A Generational Perspective

Posted on September 14, 2018 by Carol S. Larson, Ayelet Baron, Sierra Clark, Susan Packard Orr

Our days are filled with news of a changing world and humanity’s attempts to improve it. We dive in to help. Sometimes we manage to adapt to change and sometimes fall back on old habits. We slowly begin to realize that what we learned about work, leadership, and management may not match the expectations of other families, cultures, and generations… Read More

Live Stream: Shaping the Future of Family Philanthropy

Posted on September 13, 2018

Family philanthropy – in all its forms – can change the world. But how will family philanthropy adapt as the world continues to change at a faster, even dizzying, rate? Demographic patterns, the intergenerational transfer of wealth, changing expectations in how we connect and work and communicate together, new ideas around power and equity, and more will challenge both the… Read More

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