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Family Philanthropy

This report illustrates the ways in which limited life foundations approach spending down in nine key areas, including investing, grantmaking and strategy, and communications.

Audience: Family Foundation
In partnership with the National Center for Family Philanthropy, CNJG members have complimentary access to Family Philanthropy Online — a web-based knowledge center that provides practical advice and knowledge on a variety of relevant topics.
Audience: Family Foundation
This whitepaper examines the latest data to identify trends in social justice philanthropy among family foundations.
Audience: Family Foundation

A growing number of foundations and philanthropists have elected to give away their money by a fixed date rather than establish perpetual foundations.

In a series of four podcasts, GrantCraft explores the values, motivations, and stories of the up-and-coming generation of philanthropists.

Read this blueprint for family engagement, providing strategies and approaches to involving the next generation.

Audience: Family Foundation

This guide developed by the Annie E. Casey Foundation and Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors shows how individuals and family foundations can improve the lives of vulnerable children and families.

An article by Alice Buhl introduces a wide range of models from which families can choose to determine how to compose board, staff or advisory committees.

Audience: Family Foundation

The use of program-related investments, or PRIs, is somewhat rare, but expanding. A new analysis from the Foundation Center documents the who, what, how and where of recent foundation PRI activity.

Audience: Executive Staff

This study of family foundations in 2008 summarizes key findings regarding how many active family foundations are planning to spend down or exist in perpetuity (or have not yet made a decision), and examines their motivations and decision-making.

Audience: Family Foundation