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How Saying 'No' Helps Advance Your Philanthropic Mission
Many ultra wealthy families experience a steady flow of incoming donation requests – from friends, other family members, colleagues, even strangers – and saying “no” can be difficult. But just
The Philanthropy Framework
Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors
As the rapidly changing world brings forth new challenges, philanthropy is undergoing profound transformation. Yet shifting attitudes toward philanthropy, intense debates about power and
Managing Your Foundation as a Business
Hawthorn, PNC Family Wealth
When initiating charitable work, it is important to remember that a foundation is also a business that requires developed governance practices. As Bill Gates said, “Effective philanthropy
Top Five Advantages of a Charitable Remainder Trust
Glenmede
Is philanthropy one of your top priorities? One way to make your estate plan more philanthropic is through a Charitable Remainder Trust (sometimes called a CRT, CRUT, or CRAT, depending on the form
Top Five Advantages of a Charitable Remainder Trust
Glenmede
Is philanthropy one of your top priorities? One way to make your estate plan more philanthropic is through a Charitable Remainder Trust (sometimes called a CRT, CRUT, or CRAT, depending on the form
2019 Guide to Tax and Wealth Planning
PwC Private Company Services
Managing wealth can be particularly complex as policies and tax laws change. Employing financial, legal, and tax professionals can help, but each family should be vigilant in understanding and
Family Philanthropy: Finding Your Path as a Donor
Abbot Downing
Doug Balfour, author of Doing Good Great: An Insider’s Guide to Getting the Most Out of Your Philanthropic Journey, and Pat Armstrong of the Abbot Downing Institute for Family Culture discuss
The Impact of Tax Reform on Charitable Giving
Wilmington Trust
Reviewing the changes to the Tax Reform law from the lens of tax-efficient giving, it's clear it created some philanthropic winners and losers for the next few years. With the elimination of the
Cultivating a New Generation
National Center for Family Philanthropy
It’s the giving season—a time of joy, wonder, togetherness, and sharing. For Kimberly Myers-Hewlett, it is also a special time that brings her back to her philanthropic roots that began
Transparency in Family Philanthropy: Opening to the Possibilities
Elaine Gast Fawcett, National Center for Family Philanthropy
What choices do you have when it comes to transparency? How open and accessible is your family foundation—to the extended family, to grant seekers and partners, to the public? What approach do