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The Power to Produce Wonders - The Value of Family In Philanthropy
National Center for Family Philanthropy
The passionate generosity of countless American families has inspired extraordinary gifts. What is most remarkable is the very phenomenon of American family philanthropy itself. Indeed, many of these
Passages Issue Brief In Family Giving: Expanding Your Comfort Zone – A Window Into Risk In Family Philanthropy
National Center for Family Philanthropy
Philanthropy is often described as society’s “risk capital.” Our generosity can support causes and ideas that business and government agencies cannot or will not. We can use our
Passages Issue Brief in Family Giving: In Times of Growth – Planning for an Influx of Assets
National Center for Family Philanthropy
An influx of assets is a powerful transition point in philanthropy. With rising resources comes the budding potential to do more of what you’re already doing—or, perhaps, trying something
Playing a Key Role on a Nonprofit Board
Northern Trust
A volunteer position with a nonprofit organization can be an incredibly rewarding experience—both for you and for the organization. But the path to key leadership roles with such organizations
New Philanthropy: Building Lasting Change
BNP Paribas Group and Forbes Insights
Philanthropists from Europe, the United States, Asia, and the Middle East are approaching philanthropy in an innovative way and actively promote their causes. Interviews illustrate how they are
Engaging the Family Office in Impact Investing
As Impact Investing gains global momentum and acceptance as viable family oriented strategy, a key question needs to be addressed... Is Your Family Office Ready for Impact Investing?  Temple
Philanthropy – Let’s Talk About It
In 2013, U.S. Trust partnered with The Philanthropic Initiative to conduct research on philanthropy discussions between professional advisors and their high net worth clients. The findings show
Working Together for Common Purpose: The First National Study of Family Philanthropy Through the Family Office
National Center for Family Philanthropy in collaboration with FOX and Threshold Group
This first national study explores the topic of family philanthropy through the family office including opportunities and challenges, perspectives and experiences of practitioners and family members
Ensuring the Grass is Always Greener: Responsible Property Investing
Many wealth owning families own extensive property as a significant portion of their portfolio and are looking for ways to balance the need for investment returns with environmental responsibility