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Family Philanthropy

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
A sample document detailing the core values of the Betty and Davis Fitzgerald Foundation including restrictions on participation on nonprofit/grantee boards.
Release Date: July 29, 2014
Creative organizations throughout the state received a total of more than $15.7 million in grants from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. That total is nearly $100,000 more than what was awarded in 2013.
News Type: News
Audience: All Funders