Families in Flux: Guidelines for Participation in Your Family’s Philanthropy

Posted on October 4, 2004 by Deanne Stone

Family members marry, divorce, remarry, form domestic partnerships and, in many cases, move far away from the family home. With families growing ever more complex, varied, and far-flung, foundations and donor-advised funds need clear guidelines regarding who participates in their philanthropy and in what roles. This Passages report addresses changing family composition and circumstances and how philanthropic families may deal… Read More

Leave of Absence Policy (Roy A. Hunt Foundation)

Posted on December 22, 2003 by Roy A. Hunt Foundation

The purpose of this policy is to provide direction on the practical aspects of implementing a leave of absence, e.g., how a leave of absence is defined, what the expectations are of a temporary successor, the kinds of foundation activities in which temporary successors would participate, how grants are handled when there is no temporary successor… Read More

Board Rotation Policy

Posted on October 24, 2003 by National Center for Family Philanthropy

Many family foundations and funds with multiple branches participating develop rotation policies to ensure that as many family members as possible get the chance to experience the joy and responsibilities of governing the family’s philanthropy. Here is one example. … Read More

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