Application Deadline: 2024 Racial Justice Learning and Action Cohort

Posted on December 20, 2023

Racial Justice Learning & Action Network Overview The National Center for Family Philanthropy (NCFP) has partnered with Bari Katz and Edgar Villanueva of Leverage Philanthropic Partners to create a Learning and Action Cohort that will: provide participants with knowledge and tools to operationalize their commitment to racial equity in their grantmaking, governance, and operations be grounded in a root-cause analysis… Read More

A Racial Reparations Framework for Family Philanthropy

Posted on December 4, 2023

This webinar will explore a comprehensive approach to reparations in family philanthropy and will provide giving families with a practical roadmap for addressing historical and systemic injustices. Join this session to learn how to foster a more equitable, just and inclusive society through your family’s giving. Resources: Assessment & Learning Primer About this Series The monthly Fundamentals of Family Philanthropy webinar… Read More

Effective Family Philanthropy: The Compton Foundation

Posted on May 26, 2023 by Ade Adeniji

Here’s How a Longtime Family Foundation Fractured, and Shifted Gears for a Meaningful Final Act In 1894, Missouri native William H. Danforth founded what would become Ralston Purina Company as a balanced food production company for animals. The company revolutionized the feed business with the introduction of pelletized animal feeds. By the early 2000s, Ralston Purina had merged with Swiss… Read More

Family Legacy in Philanthropy: A Reparative Framework

Posted on May 24, 2023 by The Milliken Family, Will Cordery

Join us for an enriching discussion on family legacy in philanthropy, moderated by the social impact advisory firm, Freedom Futures. In this thought-provoking one-hour conversation, we will hear from a philanthropic family committed to redistributing a significant portion of their wealth as a form of reparations to cement their family legacy in repair. They will share their motivations and approaches… Read More

Informational Session: Racial Justice Learning and Action Cohort

Posted on March 10, 2023 by Bari Katz, Edgar Villanueva

Information Session We’re reimagining our Racial Justice Learning and Action Cohort and excited to share more! Join us to learn more about the Cohort curriculum, experience, and application process from Bari Katz and Edgar Villanueva on June 12. About the Racial Equity Learning & Action Network The National Center for Family Philanthropy (NCFP) has partnered with Leverage Philanthropic Partners to… Read More

Operationalizing Equity Practices

Posted on December 15, 2022 by Alison Upton López, Dwayne Patterson, Lorena Gomez-Barris, Angelique Power

Equity vs equality family philanthropy
For funders seeking to incorporate an equity lens throughout their work (and not just their grantmaking), there are many opportunities to shift internal operations towards more equitable and values-aligned practices. Yet while many families recognize the desire to make these shifts, they need further guidance around the specific decisions and considerations that will advance their philanthropy towards a more equitable… Read More