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Topic: “Family Philanthropy”

Social Impact Culture: Three Strategies to Help Your Family Foundation Connect With the Next Generation

How does today’s social impact culture affect the way you engage your children and grandchildren in your family’s philanthropy? That’s a question many trustees of America’s 42,000 family foundations are asking themselves as they look more closely at strategies to fulfill community passions, conduct responsible grantmaking, and inspire a philanthropic legacy for the next generation.... Read More

The Grandparent Legacy Project

Many founders assume that their predecessors will consider their insights ancient history. But the truth is, the stories they share can powerfully convey a legacy. Developed with our valued partners at 21/64, The Grandparent Legacy Project is an oral history tool designed to help grandparents share their stories, and legacies, across generations. This toolkit includes:... Read More

How a Foundation Can Prepare Its Next Generation

Preparing your next generation to participate in a foundation goes beyond understanding the financial responsibilities of foundation giving. Hear the following recommendations from a foundation trustee—based on his personal experience—about preparing the next generation for board service. Several years ago, my family divided our family foundation, The Jules and Doris Stein Foundation, into four equal... Read More