Resources

Topic: “Family Philanthropy”

Making the Most of Succession

Exponent Philanthropy surveys our members regularly to learn about their grantmaking, governance, investments, and administration. We also learn what keeps our members up at night. What consistently tops the list? Succession, the crucial task of passing the leadership baton. Whether it involves the next generation, a new board member, or a new hire, successful succession... Read More

Creating Space for Young Leaders to Lead

It is understandable that emerging leaders may feel underprepared. They often are the youngest or newest member of a board or staff, sometimes just starting their professional journeys. Something more powerful than age or experience also is at work, though: Almost to a fault—and, in Exponent Philanthropy’s experience, without exception—young leaders in philanthropy approach their... Read More

Teen Philanthropy Café

This series introduces young people to strategic, thoughtful philanthropy, and inspires them toward giving with impact. Families and adults who work with youth can use these guides to facilitate peer discussions and fun activities around giving. On the menu Order a full-color, printed set of these readers. This project is a partnership of Exponent Philanthropy and... Read More

Webinar Recording
Youth Philanthropy – Making a Difference

Exponent Philanthropy and Youth Philanthropy Connect created the Teen Philanthropy Café series to support teens in getting started with and deepening their philanthropy. In this webinar for adults, we model ways the readers can be used to get started or increase engagement with youth and share action-oriented steps you can take to launch your philanthropy... Read More

Webinar Recording
How to Engage Youth in Philanthropy in Meaningful, Fun Ways

Engaging youth in philanthropy is a hot topic, as many philanthropic entities—from foundations to giving circles to giving families—realize the value of involving young people in giving. This webinar celebrates the launch of a “Teen Philanthropy Café” series designed to educate and engage teens and young adults, and the adults that guide the way. It explores with field experts... Read More