In the introduction to "Generations of Giving," NCFP’s seminal study of multi-generational family philanthropy, lead author Kelin Gersick writes that “success in family philanthropy is measured in part by the family members’ commitment to the foundation’s work, the satisfaction they take in doing
For many families, it is important that the next generation not only gives but gives as part of the family. This Family Philanthropy Webinar introduces an increasingly popular method for preparing the next generation for philanthropic service: the next generation or junior board.
Families have a special connection to the communities in which they live, and families engaged in philanthropy often have lasting relationships with their local community foundation.
How has the field of family philanthropy evolved over the past 15 years? And where is it headed in the future? Join this wide-ranging conversation with former board chairs of the National Center for Family Philanthropy as they discuss issues, challenges, and breakthroughs in family philanthropy.
With family members living far apart, what steps can families take to build family identity and bonds that once evolved naturally from living in close proximity?
Hiring a new family foundation CEO is one of the most important transitions that any family foundation must go through. The role of a family foundation chief executive is unique—running a philanthropic enterprise in partnership with a family.