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Supporting Youth and Next-gen Philanthropy: How to Get Started

Posted on May 28, 2020 by Vasser Seydel, Kimberly Myers Hewlett, Sammie Holzwarth

Durfee Foundation next-gen board meeting
Multigenerational families use different methods and techniques to teach the next generation about philanthropy. Successful future engagement depends on many considerations, including when and how to best inspire and empower next-gen family members. Please join us for a discussion that will explore a number of important considerations, including when, and how to introduce the concept of giving to your family,… Read More

Transmitting Generosity to Daughters and Sons

Posted on April 17, 2019 by Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, Women’s Philanthropy Institute

Women Give 2018 asks how parents transmit generosity to their children and whether this differs for sons and daughters. The study first explores the linkage between whether parents give to charitable organizations and whether their adult children give. It then examines frequency and amount of parental giving as well as the parents’ wealth level to assess how these factors relate to charitable giving by the adult children… Read More

Engaging Next Gen Peer Network: Supporting Youth Ages 0 to Age 14

Posted on February 26, 2019 by Julien Goulet, Michelle Knapik, Neil Gobioff

Join Julien from Longbrake Family Foundation who is working to engage their next gen as a non-family staff. We will gather to share resources, needs, and goals/ desired outcomes for this special age group to figure out next steps for those working across experiences and levels. We’re excited for this special start to 2019 led by one of your peers… Read More

Engaging Next Gen Peer Network

Posted on February 12, 2019 by Michelle Knapik, Neil Gobioff

There are many resources at the ready to help with engaging the next generation in philanthropy. We’d love for you to share experiences using resources you treasure and how they have helped your families and foundations connect with next gen. Come ready to discuss your tools, and ideas for how NCFP can organize its own resources to be most useful… Read More

NCFP’s Engaging the Next Generation Peer Network Series

Posted on November 6, 2018 by Dave Moss, Michelle Knapik, Neil Gobioff, Sarina Dayal

We are excited to feature two next gen givers who have each been engaged in their family’s foundations for more than a decade. Both Sarina Dayal, Tarsadia Foundation & Foundation Center, and Dave Moss, Moss Family Foundation & Unfunded List, spend their days working to support nonprofits and the field of philanthropy. Hear from Sarina and Dave about their engagement,… Read More

Opportunity of a Lifetime 2.0: Multigenerational Family Philanthropy

Posted on June 12, 2017 by Kylie Musolf, Danielle LaJoie

More than ever before, giving families are working to involve multiple generations in their philanthropy. According to the National Center for Family Philanthropy’s Trends in Family Philanthropy Study, nearly 3 in 5 U.S. family foundations engage younger family members in the foundation — and more than 40 percent say they expect to add to or increase the number of younger-generation… Read More

21st Century Philanthropic Pipelines for Twentysomethings

Posted on June 8, 2017 by Alexis Marion, Carver Murphy, McQuillin Murphy, Adam Rockefeller Growald

How do we inspire and prepare the best generation of philanthropic leaders for the field and for our family work?​ Now in NCFP’s 20th year, we’ve been thinking a lot about what it means to be a 20-something philanthropist in the 21st century.  This webinar will feature a discussion among early career family philanthropists, showcasing successful strategies for strengthening philanthropic engagement… Read More

Family Ties: Multigenerational Family Foundation Board Engagement

Posted on April 1, 2017 by Center for Effective Philanthropy

A family throws their hands up in joy on the beach; the photo is taken from the back and with an unfocused lens
Based on interviews with CEOs and family board chairs at seven large, multigenerational family foundations, this publication spotlights the governance practices and structures that these family foundations have created to maintain family involvement; select, orient, and engage family members across generations; and keep the board and foundation focused on impact… Read More

Igniting the Spark: Tracy Family Foundation

Posted on June 22, 2016 by Youth Philanthropy Connect

The Tracy Family Foundation is located in Mt. Sterling, Illinois, with family geographically dispersed around the country.  The foundation’s mission is to provide resources to organizations that foster the values of Robert and Dorothy Tracy—a Catholic/Christian belief, honesty, integrity, fairness, and a strong work ethic. The foundation seeks to proactively strengthen Brown County in Illinois and the surrounding Region by… Read More

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