Jill Shipley, Managing Director, Institute for Family Culture – Abbot Downing
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
What can I do to raise productive, responsible, generous and prepared inheritors or owners? How do I get the rising generation to get involved and engaged in learning so they are ready for their future roles and responsibilities?
Kelly and Isabel talk about how "finding their person" guided them along their philanthropic journey. In this family, each generation encourages the next by engagement, mentorship, and resilient family culture.
In family philanthropy we have the choice in how we define "family." In the case of the Quixote Foundation, family is defined as the people who are at the table because they care about each other and the issues—not because they share a biological connection.
Nancy Gardiner, Partner, Director of Family Office and Philanthropy Services and Gioia Perugini, Associate Director, Family Office and Philanthropy Services – Hemenway & Barnes LLP
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Many families talk about their desire to engage the next generation in family philanthropy and struggle with determining the right time to involve the next generation and how best to prepare them for their role with the family’s charitable giving.
On the journey to obtain independence and achieve financial success, the priorities usually include having a good educational experience, a sound resume and a career with a nice salary. That journey will likely contain u-turns, bumps and dead ends.